Woman Almost Killed After Meteor Crashes Onto Her Pillow Just Inches Away From Her Head

A woman from British Columbia, Canada, was almost killed after a meteor crashed onto her pillow just inches away from her head.

Ruth Hamilton, who lives in the idyllic ski resort of Golden, B.C., Canada, said that she was awoken by a loud bang.

Recalling the moment, Ruth said:

I just jumped up and turned on the light, I couldn’t figure out what the heck had happened.

Ruth sat up on her bed and found herself covered in dust and debris, which came from a hole in her ceiling.

Upon looking at her bed, she saw a black rock lying on her pillow.

Unable to explain what happened, Ruth called the police right away to seek help.

The police made enquiries at a nearby construction project to check if there hadn’t been any blasting.

During an interview with Castlegar News, Ruth said:

We called the Canyon project to see if they were doing any blasting and they weren’t, but they did say they had seen a bright light in the sky that had exploded and caused some booms. I was shaking and scared when it happened. I thought someone had jumped in or it was a gun or something. It’s almost a relief when we realised it could only have fallen out of the sky.

Ruth said that she was totally amazed that a rock from space could be billions of years old.

The good thing is that the rock landed just a couple of inches away from her head.

If it didn’t, the headline would have been completely different.

She went on:

The only other thing I can think of saying is life is precious and it could be gone at any moment even when you think you are safe and secure in your bed. I hope I never ever take it for granted again.

Ruth contacted her insurance company right away to get her ceiling repaired.

However, the insurance company told her that they have never had a claim like this before and would need to visit her home to assess the damage before confirming if it’s going to be covered or not.

By Pei Yong

All the web stuff.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

2 × 4 =