Christopher Bordeaux died attempting to save Ellen M. Dougherty from being struck by a train, Lake Forest, Illinois, January 11, 1988. Miss Dougherty, 28, was crossing the railroad tracks in the Lake Forest commuter station when she fell into the path of a train approaching at a high rate of speed. Bordeaux, 24, house painter, who was nearby on the platform, stepped toward Miss Dougherty and reached for her. The train, which was unable to stop in time, struck and killed them both.
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