Great American Hero Saves Elderly From Certain Death By TrainTravis Okulski8/02/13 4:20pm965EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkAn Iowa man went to a late lunch yesterday. As he got back to his job at the bank, he spotted a car on the train tracks with two elderly people inside. It had handicap plates. And a train was coming. That's when 38-year old Chris Ihle sprung into action.