‘Not a hero’: Man saves elderly woman from onrushing train

SADDLE BROOK, N.J. — Authorities in New Jersey say an elderly woman trying to cross the tracks in front of an oncoming train was saved by a driver who sprinted from his car and pulled her out of the way.

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She was taken to a hospital as a precaution.

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Mango tells WABC-TV the woman seemed scared and was struggling.

Officials say Mango jumped out of his car and guided the woman away from the tracks. Police say Jon Mango was waiting at a Saddle Brook railroad crossing when he saw a woman with two canes trying to cross Wednesday afternoon.

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“I’m not a hero, I’m not anything,” Mango said. “I just saw something and something needed to be done.”

Police praised Mango and even called his workplace to let them know what he did.
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