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Australia: Man walks in front of speeding train – and survives (VIDEO)

The 20-year-old man cheated death after walking into the path of a train in Brisbane.
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The man ignored a safety barrier and bells warning of an oncoming train. (AFP/Getty Images)

A 20-year-old man is lucky to be alive after walking into the path of a speeding train.

The incident happened on Aug. 10 at a level crossing in the Australian city of Brisbane.

Ignoring a safety barrier and warning bells, the man was caught on security camera walking across the track as the train approached Cannon Hill station.

The dramatic footage shows the man walking in front of the train and suddenly lunging out of the way and falling to the ground.

Incredibly, the train only clipped one of his legs. The man, who was not identified in any of the reports, was taken to hospital.

His luck ran out when authorities caught up with him last week and slapped him with a $2,000 fine.