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Firefighter reunited with woman he rescued from train accident

On Tuesday, Brookhaven Fire Department firefighter Peter DiPinto Sr. raced from his home to the nearby scene of a car accident to see if anyone needed help. He found Janice Esposito of Holbrook trapped in her car on the railroad tracks at the Arthur Avenue crossing near Montauk highway in Brookhaven. DiPinto pulled Esposito out of her car seconds before the train hit the car, totaling it. On Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, Esposito was reunited with her savior for a tearful thank-you. (Credit: Newsday / Raychel Brightman; Stringer News Service)


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