12992Boy Struck By Meteorite
- Jun 12, 2009(Note: The military want to classify fireball reports. Hmm..I wonder why? Are there more expected incoming?)
SPACE.com Space.com Staff
space.com � Fri Jun 12, 9:45 am ET
A 14-year old German boy was hit in the hand by a pea-sized meteorite that scared the bejeezus out of him and left a scar.
"When it hit me it knocked me flying and then was still going fast enough to bury itself into the road," Gerrit Blank said in a newspaper account. Astronomers have analyzed the object and conclude it was indeed a natural object from space, The Telegraph reports.
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