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Boy Hurt When Cave He was Digging Collapses

Jaffa King

Boy Hurt When Cave He was Digging Collapses

CREATED Feb. 5, 2012

   TEMECULA, Calif. (AP) -- An 11-year-old boy was critically hurt when a dirt cave he and a friend were digging near a Riverside County park collapsed.
   The Los Angeles Times reports  the two 11-year-olds were tunneling through the side of a dry creek bed southeast of Temecula's Long Canyon Creek Park when they were suddenly buried under a mound of dirt.
   One boy was trapped, and the other boy was able to escape and go for help.
   Two adults pulled out the trapped boy, whose head and chest had been buried.
   The boy was flown in critical condition to Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego. There's no word on his condition Sunday.
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