Sudden Death: Escalator


SEATTLE (CBS Seattle) — A man was strangled to death after his clothing got caught on an escalator.

Seattle police tell The Seattle Times that a 42-year-old man fell on his back while on a King County Metro escalator and when he reached the base of the escalator, the back of his shirt was pulled into it, strangling him. Read the rest here.


This is why handing out Gospel tracts at escalators is so important. Read about how to do it by clicking here.



  1. This story should prompt us to always take tracts to places that have escalators. It might save a life to heaven. I hope this man was saved.

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