Rescue swimmer pulls body from Lake Washington near I-90 bridge

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A rescue swimmer pulled a person from Lake Washington near the Interstate 90 bridge early Friday.

Shortly after 1:30 a.m., Seattle Fire Department crews were called to the midspan of the eastbound I-90 bridge, east of Rainier Avenue South, for a water rescue.

A Washington State Department of Transportation camera showed a fire truck ladder extended over the water as traffic crawled by.

A rescue swimmer pulled the person from the lake. The victim was evaluated by medics and was found to be deceased.

The Washington State Patrol is investigating.

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