Man rescued from utility tunnel in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood

A man was hospitalized after he was rescued from a utility tunnel in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood Wednesday morning. 

The incident happened in the 5300 block of 24th Avenue Northwest before 5 a.m.

The Seattle Fire Department said crews responded to the scene after reports of a person injured within a utility tunnel and was reportedly pinned by a rail car. 

Crews were able to get to the man and brought him out of the tunnel. 

He was evaluated at the scene and taken to Harborview Medical Center. 

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