Watch: Senator nearly hit by train during railway safety speech

Posted at 6:40 AM, Apr 21, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-09 10:30:07-04

Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal was nearly hit by a train on Friday – while speaking at an event on commuter safety. The train barely missed Blumenthal as Milford Mayor Ben Blake spoke about commuter safety, saying “safety, as you know, is paramount” as the train whizzed by.