Saturday, June 13, 2009

Gerrit Blank Was Hit By a Meteorite, Walks Away

Gerrit Blank claims he was hit by a meteorite. The rock left a three inch scare in the 14 year old's hand before putting a 12 inch crater in the tarmac. Scientists have confirmed that the rock was from outer space.

If true, this would be only the second case of a person being hit by a meteorite strike and the first direct hit. The other incident was back in 1954 when Ann Hodges survived being struck in the hip after it crashed through her roof and bounced off a piece of furniture.

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