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.

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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.

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Fuhrman says the man died at the scene.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident.

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