St. Paul boy who lost feet under train 'a gruesome sight,' rescuer says

  • Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press - Twin
  • Published: 08/17/2013 09:39 AM

Two children rode their bikes up to Joseph Kubiszewski and begged him to call 911 on Thursday evening. He had no idea of the horrible sight he was about to see. Kubiszewski, who was walking his dog about 6 p.m. in St. Paul's North End, didn't have a cellphone, but he rushed to where the kids pointed. A young boy was lying on his stomach in the grass by the railroad tracks near Farrington Street and Ivy Avenue. The boy was holding his legs in the air, but his feet were missing. They had been cut off by a train. "It was a gruesome sight," Kubiszewski said. "He was trying to crawl. I just said, 'Lay still. Lay still.' " The boy, Marshawn Kenneth Farr-Robinson, 9, of St. Paul, apparently was trying to climb on a slow-moving


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