Boston Subway Just Misses Woman

Driver, another employee honored for quick action
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 10, 2009 12:10 PM CST

(Newser) – A Boston subway train came to a screeching halt just before hitting a woman who had fallen onto the tracks. She told authorities afterward she'd been drinking. Both the train's driver and another Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority employee have been hailed as heroes for their quick action.