Video shows worker saving man as speeding train approached

  • This Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, image from a Bay Area Rapid Transit station surveillance camera, shows a transit supervisor on a crowded train platform rescuing a man who fell onto the tracks seconds before a train pulled into the station in Oakland, Calif. John O’Connor yanked the man up by the shoulders and back onto the platform seconds before the train arrives. O’Connor was helping with crowd control at the crowded Coliseum station following an Oakland Raiders football game when he saw the man fall. (Bay Area Rapid Transit via AP)

  • In this photo taken Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, transit supervisor John O’Connor talks with reporters about pulling a man from the tracks in front of a coming train at the Bay Area Rapid Transit Coliseum station in Oakland, Calif. O’Connor was hailed as a hero for pulling a drunken man from the tracks an instate before a train sped into the station. The Bay Area Rapid Transit released surveillance video showing supervisor O’Connor spring to action Sunday after a man fell onto the tracks. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)

OAKLAND, Calif. — A transit supervisor was hailed as a hero for pulling a drunken man from the tracks an instant before a train sped into an Oakland, California, station.