Tiny Meteorite Strikes Boy

meteorGerrit Blank was walking to school two weeks ago when a pea-sized meteorite struck him in the hand. The 14-year-old German went flying, and the meteorite buried itself in the road. Gerrit was unhurt afterward, but the outer-space object did leave a scar on his hand.

Experts have confirmed that the small object is indeed from space. They estimate it was traveling 30,000 miles per hour when it hit Gerrit.

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  1. ow, that would hurt real bad if I was struck in the hand by a meteorite. I bet that boy was very grateful that the meteorite didn’t strike him in the head.

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