Nightly News   |  October 21, 2013

Boy Scout leader fired after YouTube boulder stunt

One of the Boy Scout leaders who toppled a boulder at a Utah state park -- while filming the event for YouTube -- had earlier filed a lawsuit claiming permanent disability and impairment from a car accident years ago. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> to the video that caused a lot of outrage when it went up on youtube. the scout leader who toppled an ancient boulder formation at a state park in utah. it is reported he filed suit last month claiming personality disability and impairment from a car accident years ago. but he was strong enough to destroy what mother nature built. boy skrocouts have now parted ways with him. he said he did it to clear a potential hazard to children. tonight he says we made a mistake and need to own up to that.