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October 5, 2012 at 8:03 PM

Man rescued from water near Ballard Bridge; has life-threatening injuries

A man in his 50s was rescued from waters near the Ballard Bridge Friday evening with life-threatening injuries, according the Seattle Fire Department.

A boat from the Seattle Police Department’s Harbor Patrol rescued the man and brought him to the shore near the bridge around 6:30 p.m., according to Seattle Fire. After medics treated the man on scene, he was transported to Harborview Medical Center.

The Seattle Police Department is investigating what caused the man’s injuries.

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