Man rescued after vehicle ends up in Wash. creek

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Posted: Jan 27, 2012 10:45 PM
Man rescued after vehicle ends up in Wash. creek

Rescuers in the south Seattle suburb of Federal Way have pulled a man from a vehicle that ran off a road, plunged down a ravine and wound up in a creek.

Television news footage showed firefighters orchestrating an elaborate rescue to haul the man up to medics late Friday afternoon. KIRO-TV reports the car's occupant was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

The cause of the crash in the Peasley Canyon area near State Highway 18 is under investigation.