Man clings to side of 99 mph German train for 15 miles after accidentally leaving luggage inside

(Source: Independent, October 1, 2017)

LONDON — A man survived clinging onto the side of a German high speed train for 15 miles, officials have said. The Romanian man, realizing he had left his luggage on the train in Bielefeld, north Germany, jumped onto a ledge on the side of the train, which travelled at almost 100 mph. Luckily, the driver was alerted to his presence and was able to make an emergency stop at the nearest station.

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Tuesday, October 03, 2017