• Boy falls down crevasse near Rattlesnake Lake


    KING COUNTY, Wash. - The King County Sheriff’s Office said search and rescue crews responded after a boy fell into a crevasse at Rattlesnake Lake Tuesday.

    The 8-year-old boy appeared to have fallen 12 to 15 feet.

    Video from Chopper 7 showed rescuers standing on large rocks with a rescue line going down into the crevasse.

    The boy’s father was with the child about two miles from the trailhead.

    By about 2:15 p.m., fire and medics had reached the boy.

    He was placed on a litter and hoisted up to safety by 3:30 p.m.

    The boy was awake and complaining of back pain.

    His condition is not known.

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