Boulder kills man digging for bottles in San Jacinto

Firefighters respond to a call about a man pinned underneath a boulder in San Jacinto on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. (Casper News)

A man was killed by a boulder while he and his wife were digging for bottles in a remote riverbed in San Jacinto.

Riverside County firefighters responded shortly before 3 p.m. Saturday to the 43500 block of Cedar Avenue. The boulder had fallen over and pinned the man underneath.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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