Rock falls on man and kills him near Index

A man was killed Friday, May 19, 2017, near the Heybrook Lookout. (Photo: Air4)

INDEX, Wash. – A rock fell on a 21-year-old man near the Heybrook Lookout and killed him Friday afternoon, the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office says.

Snohomish County Search and Rescue launched a rescue mission about 1:30 p.m. after getting a report that the man had been scrambling across a rock field near the lookout when a rock fell on him.

The mission was canceled when it was determined that he was dead.

Local firefighters will handle the recovery.

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