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post Jan 22 2009, 05:13 PM
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AP via WTOP radio, 1/21:
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Woman escapes oncoming subway train in Washington
January 21, 2009 - 6:05am

WASHINGTON (AP) - The 68-year-old woman who fell onto subway tracks in Washington yesterday morning has been treated and released from Washington Hospital Center.

She fell at the Gallery Place Metro Station and authorities say she narrowly escaped an oncoming train by squeezing into a small space underneath a platform.

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post Jan 22 2009, 05:17 PM
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WTOP radio, 1/21:
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Woman heroically pulled from metrorail tracks
January 21, 2009 - 10:39am

WASHINGTON - It was supposed to be a day of helping out with crowd control, but Houston Metro police officer Elliot Swainson ended up helping a woman who had fallen on the tracks at the Gallery Place-Chinatown station.

Swainson says the 68-year-old woman was part of a group from Tennessee and had turned to look for a friend when she lost her balance and fell onto the tracks.

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