SEATTLE -- The King County Sheriff's Office says a man sustained life-threatening injuries when an airplane propeller apparently struck him in the head at Boeing Field.

The Seattle Times reports that according to Sgt. Cindi West, the man was taken to Harborview Medical Center.

A passerby called 911 after finding the man lying unconscious near a plane inside a hangar at the airport.

West said he suffered a severe head injury.

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