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October 02, 2010

Former NY cop saves unconscious man on rail tracks

Jumped onto the tracks even though he could see the lights of an approaching train

By Rita Delfiner
The New York Post

NEW YORK — Michael Lodespoto calls them "my angels" — four strangers who came to his rescue after he "crumpled and fell" off a Brooklyn subway platform and lay unconscious and bleeding on the tracks.

"They're special men. They're a part of my life now," said Lodespoto, of Long Island, who passed out as he stood on the Atlantic Avenue platform in Downtown Brooklyn on Aug. 13.

Full story: Former NY cop saves unconscious man on rail tracks

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