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Man in Water Off Pier 62 Rescued

Emergency responders rescued a man who fell into the Puget Sound off Pier 62 late this evening.

At approximately 10:08 p.m. officers and firefighters responded to Pier 62 on the waterfront for a man who reportedly fell into the Puget Sound and was under the dock.  Bystanders threw the man a life preserver but were unable to pull him out of the water.  Upon arrival emergency crews threw the man a rope and pulled him out of the water.

Fire department medics transported the man to a nearby fire station.  From there the man was transported to Harborview Medical Center for follow up evalution and treatment.