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Sand Tunnel Collapses On Man At Rehoboth Beach In Delaware

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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.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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