A man who was unresponsive behind the wheel owes his life to an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper who pulled him to safety seconds before his car was slammed by a train. Trooper Henry Roanhorse was on his way home when he saw the car on the railroad tracks in McKinley County, New Mexico and stopped to help.
Roanhorse found the driver, 56-year-old Sampson Whitegoat, unconscious behind the wheel. So reached in to take off the man’s seat belt, just as a train was rounding a nearby curve.
The trooper was able to pull the driver from the vehicle, which wasn’t an easy task because he regained consciousness and was fighting to get away. Plus, Whitegoat weighs about 300 pounds! But he got him out and seconds later the train collided with the car, throwing it 150 feet. Of course, once he was aware of what happened, Whitegoat thanked Roanhorse for saving his life.
Source: Sunny Skyz