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Watch: Train narrowly misses man crossing the tracks

Growing older means losing a step or two. But doesn’t growing older also mean growing wiser? And wisdom dictates “don’t ever try to beat a train. Especially if you’re on foot. And old.”

No ageism here! But the guy in this clip is apparently 77 years old, and if he had been a step slower, I wouldn’t be sharing this video with you right now.

That’s a close call. See his shoe go flying?!

But now that he’s safe, we can laugh about the whole thing. Especially when considering what this YouTuber said is absolutely true:

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Richard Hall

Richard Hall is an award-winning newsroom developer, editor and blogger for NewsOK. He was born in Austin, Texas, spent his childhood in southern California and has lived in Norman since 1999. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2008. Read more ›