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76-Year-Old Was Gardening. Then the Boulders Fell

Man crushed to death by falling rocks in his backyard

(Newser) - Police in Massachusetts say a man was crushed to death by falling boulders while working in his backyard, the AP reports. Authorities say the 76-year-old was doing yard work in Peabody on Monday when a retaining wall gave way, causing large rocks to fall on top of him. A crane... More »

Rolling Boulder Leaves Wild Path of Destruction

No one hurt, but repairs could cost millions

(Newser) - Some 141,000 cubic feet of rock tumbled from the face of an Italian cliff this month, sending a boulder tearing through a 300-year-old farm. The rock rolled through a barn in the Alto-Adige region, resulting in millions of dollars' worth of damage, says the manager of the site, which... More »

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