Ballet Dancer Leaps Onto Subway Tracks to Save Fallen Man

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American Ballet Theater dancer Gray Davis lifted a man to safety after an altercation turned physical in New York City.
Misty Copeland and Gray Davis
Misty Copeland and Gray Davis Michael Khoury

American Ballet Theater dancer Gray Davis put his dance skills to good use June 3 when he leapt onto the subway tracks to save a fallen man, the New York Times reported. The incident happened at the 72nd Street Broadway-Seventh stop in Manhattan in the late evening.

Davis was returning home from watching his wife—also a ballet dancer—perform at the Metropolitan Opera House, when he witnessed a 58-year-old man tumble onto the tracks and fall unconscious. Passersby reportedly told police that a woman pushed the man after a verbal altercation turned physical.

Davis jumped down and lifted the man to safety before pulling himself back onto the platform.

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