Senator has close call with train during railway safety speech
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal had a close call with a train while giving a speech on railway safety.
KHON2 News reported that it happened as Blumenthal was giving a press conference Friday in Milford, Conn.
“Safety as you know is paramount,” Blumenthal told the audience, right before the train nearly knocked his chart over, causing him to step back.
Watch the incident in the video above.