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Man jumps off train, taken into custody

Schenectady Police K-9 officer Sean Clifford, center, stands by bags belonging to a man who jumped off a moving Amtrak Train on the Erie Boulevard Train Station with State Troopers from the Bomb Disposal Unit and Canadian Pacific Railroad officers Wednesday, March 5, 2014. The man was located by Sunmark Credit Union on Broadway uninjured and taken into custody.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Schenectady Police K-9 officer Sean Clifford, center, stands by bags belonging to a man who jumped off a moving Amtrak Train on the Erie Boulevard Train Station with State Troopers from the Bomb Disposal Unit and Canadian Pacific Railroad officers Wednesday, March 5, 2014. The man was located by Sunmark Credit Union on Broadway uninjured and taken into custody.
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A watchful Amtrak engineer may have saved the life of a mentally disturbed Canadian man who jumped off a passenger train on its way through Schenectady on Wednesday. The Adirondack train was en route from New York City to Montreal Wednesday morning when, on its way through Schenectady at a speed near 100 miles per hour, the engine driver noticed a man hanging onto the back of the train. “The driver immediately slowed the train ...

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