FOX 9: Six Years Later Amputee Inspires

By FOX 9,


A man who surprised doctors for surviving after losing his leg in a severe accident is now part of a group promoting change. On June 13th 2005, Rob Rieckenberg was mugged outside of a Minneapolis bar. The suspects left him alone and unconscious on train tracks.

Rieckenberg was hit by a train and two train conductors found him two hours later. He spent the next two months at Hennepin County Medical Center and nearly six years later is part of the group “Wiggle Your Toes” trying to help others that have lost a limb.

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