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    Man Hit By Train, Then Ambulance Hit By Car
    Janitor Survives Both Incidents

    POSTED: 10:12 am EST March 19, 2004

    A 59-year-old janitor in Texas may be the world's luckiest man even though he had a really bad day Wednesday.

    He was hit by a commuter train and then the ambulance carrying him to the hospital was hit by a car, injuring four more people.

    Incredibly, both incidents were caught on camera at the commuter station and by a news helicopter.

    The good news is that Donnie Hall was treated and released with just bruises.

    Hall's trouble started when he left his job at Reliant Stadium and started his commute home.

    He was missing one of his hearing aids, which would have cautioned him about how close the southbound train was to him at a commuter station.

    Hall actually walked right into a southbound train as he hurried to catch the northbound train for his trip home from work.

    A surveillance camera on the train filmed the first incident.

    Then, the ambulance that came to take him to the hospital was hit by a car, slightly injuring the four people in the car. But no one in the ambulance was hurt.

    A news helicopter was flying near the scene and caught the second accident on camera, too.

    Another ambulance finally got him to the hospital, and he eventually made it home from work.


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    Pic 2:
    He was hit by a commuter train and then the ambulance carrying him to the hospital was hit by a car, injuring four more people.
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    Pic 3:
    Incredibly, both incidents were caught on camera at the commuter station and by a news helicopter.
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    Pic 4:
    Here, Donnie Hall is seen walking toward the train tracks.
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    Pic 5:
    Hall walks toward the train unaware it is there.
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    Pic 6:
    He was missing one of his hearing aids, which would have cautioned him about how close the southbound train was to him at a commuter station.
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    Pic 7:
    Hall actually walked right into a southbound train as he hurried to catch the northbound train for his trip home from work.
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    Pic 8:
    Here, Hall is hit by the train.
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    Pic 9:
    Hall disappears in the video.
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    Pic 10:
    The train slows to a halt.
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    Pic 11:
    The ambulance that came to take him to the hospital was later hit by a car.
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    Pic 12:
    A news helicopter was flying over the scene as another vehicle speeds toward the ambulance.
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    Pic 13:
    In the circled area, the car to the right hits the ambulance.
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    Pic 14:
    But no one in the first ambulance was hurt. A second one arrives to take Hall away.
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    Pic 15:
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    Pic 16:
    Hall was treated and released with just bruises.
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    And that, ladies and gentlemen, is the end of the slideshow!
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    whats the video links to this story?

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    read about this in the local paper .............that IS having a bad day.

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