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05/31/2013 03:33 pm ET

Man Saves Dog From Elevator Death In Heroic Rescue (VIDEO)

In what could have been a horrific accident, a man rushed to the rescue of a small dog whose leash was caught between two elevator doors.

Caught on surveillance video in a building in Perm, Russia, the footage of the woman with her dog appeared on All-Russia State Television's news program "Vesti." The dog's owner stepped into the elevator, while the dog rushed back through the open doors, causing its leash to get stuck between the doors as they closed.

Watch the video above to see the bystander save the dog.

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