Not all bankers are evil. Chris Ihle was returning from lunch when he spotted a stalled car perilously situated on railroad tracks. The Ames, Iowa man sprung into action. Inside the car was an elderly couple that was frozen with fear. With the train mere seconds away, this hero was able to push the car off the tracks and escape — by a matter of feet — from getting hit by the train himself.
Scroll down to see 9 pictures of Chris Ihe, who is also a big basketball fan — particularly of the Iowa State Cyclones.
Other people were standing around. People in cars were honking. But only this 38-year-old father had the intestinal fortitude to risk his own life to save two complete strangers. We salute you, hero.
Here are the images of the guy who saved the day. Click “Next” to view all nine!