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Two hero policemen have been praised after rushing to save a man who fell onto a track as a train entered the station.
Officers Christopher Cerny and Gary Lamour, of New York Police Department, saw a passenger in the midst of a medical episode at the 14th Street and Eighth Avenue station on Sunday, May 16.
The unidentified man lost his footing and fell onto the tracks.
In the bodyworn camera footage shared by the police on Twitter, a train can be seen entering the station through the tunnel and one of the officers run to signal the train driver with a flashlight.
The other policeman jumps onto the track and tries to wake up the man.
He is able to lift the man onto the platform and stay with him until paramedics arrive, who later sent the man to Bellevue Hospital.
No one was injured in the incident and the train service was also not disrupted, according to International Business Times.
Transit Chief Kathleen O’Reilly commended the officers in a Twitter post shared on Monday.
Sharing the footage on the post, she added: "A glimpse of how Transit cops saved a man in medical distress yesterday.
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"This life-saving rescue would not have been possible without our officers' quick actions and the alertness of the @NYCTSubway train operator."
Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said that the officers' actions "may have just saved his life."
Viewers also praised the officers for their brilliant save of the man.
One wrote: "The very definition of HEROES…well done, carry on, brothers!!"
"A commuter's worst nightmare," another wrote. "Good that the officers were there to save this man's life. Thank you Officers Cerny and Lamour."
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