Man who jumped on train tracks to save woman among heroes honoured at Merton Civic Awards

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Winner Osman Dean with mayor of Merton, Councillor Krystal Miller

A youth worker who jumped onto train tracks to save the life of a woman was among the unsung heroes honoured at the Merton Civic Awardslast night.

Osman Dean was waiting for a train home at Stockwell underground station when he saw a woman collapse head first onto the tracks.

Without a thought for his own safety he jumped onto the tracks as the train was approaching and pulled the woman to safety.

Mr Dean was honoured with the Act of Courage award and the Outstanding Achievement award, selected by the mayor of Merton, Councillor Krystal Miller.

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