Sand Tunnel Collapses on Delaware Beachgoer

Rehoboth Beach firefighters and beach patrol rescued a man after sand caved in on him.


 
 

| Friday, July 6, 2012


REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — Authorities say a man was hospitalized after a sand tunnel he was digging at Rehoboth Beach collapsed on top of him.

Warren Jones, a spokesman for the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company, says firefighters and the city's beach patrol responded to the scene about 2:30 p.m. Thursday and were able to rescue the man.

The man was taken to Beebe Medical Center in Lewes.

No further information on the man was available.



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