SAN JACINTO (AP/CBSLA.com) — Officials say a Hemet man died after he was pinned under a boulder in the city of San Jacinto on Saturday afternoon.
The Riverside County corner identified the victim as Timothy McCann, 43, of Hemet.READ MORE: 2 Workers In Critical Condition After Reported Explosion In Downtown LA
The Riverside Press Enterprise reported that fire crews were dispatched shortly before 3 p.m. Saturday to a remote area to help the man.
CalFire spokeswoman Jennifer Fuhrman told the newspaper that the man and his wife had been digging for plastic bottles in a riverbed when he was hit by a falling boulder and pinned.READ MORE: Lady Gaga's Dogwalker Shot, Wounded In Hollywood; 2 French Bulldogs Stolen
Fuhrman says the man died at the scene.
The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident.MORE NEWS: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Motor Deputy Killed In Lakewood Crash
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