- Associated Press - Sunday, September 24, 2017

ONTARIO, Calif. (AP) - California authorities say a 65-year-old man has been killed after a tunnel he was digging in his backyard collapsed while he was inside it.

The Daily Bulletin reports (https://bit.ly/2fqB6vl ) the incident happened on Friday. Police did not release the man’s name.

A neighbor said the man was digging for rocks. The neighbor says he was watching him dig but left, and when he came back the tunnel was collapsed.


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Authorities say by the time the neighbor reached the man he was already dead.

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Information from: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, https://www.dailybulletin.com

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