Man Falls in Lava Tube on his Own Property in Hawaii

  • On Wednesday, an elderly man was reported to fall into a lava tube on his property in Hilo, Hawaii. As per an Hawaii Island police official, the man was reported missing after he wasn't heard for several days. When investigated, it is found that the man had plummeted 22 feet below the surface through a soft area of ground on his own property. As per US Geological Survey, lava tubes are natural naturals through which lava travels underneath of the surface. However, rescue team successfully rescued the man and notified the family. The name of the man has not been released by the officials.

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