Three Teens Rescue Disabled Man From Kendallville Railroad Tracks

By Eric Olson

Three Teens Rescue Disabled Man From Kendallville Railroad Tracks

August 1, 2010 Updated Aug 1, 2010 at 2:19 PM EST

KENDALLVILLE, Indiana (Indiana's NewsCenter)--Three 15-year-old girls rescued a disabled man in Kendallville Saturday whose wheelchair had gotten stuck on train tracks as a train bore down on them.

Jordan McCarty, Chelsea Stephens and Holly Handshoe were walking to the Family Video store to pick up a movie when they noticed Mike Schneider stuck on the Norfolk Southern tracks.

The girls tried to push Schneider off the tracks but his wheelchair wouldn’t move. They called 911 while continuing efforts to push the chair off the tracks. They finally managed to push it away from the rails just two minutes before a train sped by.

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