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Washington state ferry rescues man who jumped overboard in the middle of Puget Sound

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SEATTLE — The crew of a Washington state ferry rescued a man who jumped overboard Wednesday in the middle of Puget Sound.

Spokeswoman Marta Coursey (coor-SAY') says it happened on the ferry Puyallup (pew-AL'-up) as it headed from Bainbridge Island to Seattle.

KOMO reports (http://bit.ly/1AsUEyV) a woman saw the man jump and alerted crew members who launched a rescue boat and pulled him from the water.

The ferry was met by medics who took the man to Harborview Medical Center.


Information from: KOMO-TV, http://www.komotv.com/

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