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Man Push Van off Train Railroad
Argentina, February 09: An unidentified man became a hero in Argentina on Tuesday February 09 after security cameras captured him pushing a stalled van off the railroad tracks as a train bore down on the vehicle.
The video shows the man jump of the back of motorcycle and push a white van across the tracks before leaping back across tracks as the train narrowly missed him.
After a brief discussion with the man driving the motorcycle, he got back on the motorcycle and the two drove away.
Note: This news item text is taken from http://uk.reuters.com/news/video?videoId=40977328&videoChannel=75