The man being credited with saving a stranger who fell onto a New York City subway track just before a train pulled into the station says he did what he had to do.
Jonathan Kulig told Fox News' "Happening Now" he was on his way to work as a Con Edison engineer when he noticed someone moving on the tracks and he immediately jumped into action.
"While I was jumping, I was kind of planning this," Kulig told Fox News' Julie Banderas. "I jumped down, hopped over the rails, picked him up, once I got him on the platform there was a woman there that pulled him away from the edge and as soon as I could I got out of there myself."
The 29-year-old said he had just recently taken safety training with Metro North railroad so he knew exactly how to handle the situation.
"I was able to identify where the hazards were and come up with safe zone to go to just in case I couldn't get out of there," said Kulig.
But Kulig says despite the life or death situation he managed to stay cool under pressure.
"I did what I had to do."
A minute after the daring rescue a subway train rumbled into the station. The incident occurred around 8:45 p.m. last Saturday.
The rescued man remains unidentified. Emergency crews rushed him to a hospital.
Fox News' Julie Banderas The Associated Press contributed to this report.