Nvidia marketing manager Philip Scholz, 35, was killed on January 20 when a commuter train struck both him and an unidentified man whom Scholz was trying to help off the tracks. Mercury News reports that Scholz saw the man, who is currently in critical condition, down on the tracks and laid down to help him up.
Nvidia marketing manager Philip Scholz was killed on Jan. 20 after attempting to pull a man off the train tracks at the Santa Clara Caltrain Station in California,Mercury News reports. According to surveillance footage taken just before his death, Scholz laid on his stomach and attempted to help pull the man to safety just before the train hit both men around 5:30 p.m. at 50 to 70 mph. Scholz was killed in the accident, while the man he helped remains in critical condition at the hospital. His identity has not yet been released.
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