Teen rescued after 12 hours in L.A. sewage pipe

Firefighters search for a 13-year-old boy in a hole near the LA River at the 134 and 5 Freeway interchange Sunday, April 1, 2018, in Los Angeles. The 13-year-old boy, who fell into a drainage pipe during a family Easter outing at a Los Angeles park, was found alive early Monday following a frantic, 12-hour search of the underground system, authorities said. (Francine Orr/Los Angeles Times via AP)

LOS ANGELES — A 13-year-old boy was miraculously rescued Monday after falling into a river of sewage in Los Angeles, getting swept away and spending more than 12 hours in the toxic environment of the city’s mazelike underground pipeline system.

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