October 22nd, 2010
08:44 AM ET

Marine: 'No time to really think' before saving man from train

What would you do if a stranger fell off a train platform onto the track right in the path of an oncoming train? Would you jump in and help?

Well, 57-year-old former Marine Dimas Pinzon did just that in Rosslyn, Virginia, yesterday. He spoke with CNN's John Roberts and Kiran Chetry of American Morning about the harrowing details:

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soundoff (21 Responses)
  1. LmD

    Big fuk deal

    October 22, 2010 at 3:36 pm | Report abuse |
  2. ces

    Semper Fi .. Once a Marine – Always a Marine, there to serve in whatever manner is needed. He is also the true meaning of a Hero - willing to put his own life on the line for that of another. Thank You is what I say to him.

    December 7, 2010 at 4:06 pm | Report abuse |
  3. ummm

    guy falls...train stops...man jumps in...I don't see the heroics involved.

    December 7, 2010 at 5:14 pm | Report abuse |
  4. thalia

    Wow...that is true amazing. Once a Marine...always a Marine. Semper fi.

    December 14, 2010 at 2:24 pm | Report abuse |
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