Man hit with 11-pound rock while driving dies

A Grand Rapids man injured when a rock crashed through his windshield has died.

WALKER, MICH. - The Grand Rapids man injured when a rock crashed through his windshield in mid October has died.

Joseph Gibbons, 48, was driving on Turner Avenue near West River Drive on Monday, Oct. 17, when an 11-pound rock fell from a semi-truck and into his car. 

Gibbons died Saturday, Oct. 29, according to his obituary. A GoFundMe page has been set up to help pay for funeral expenses.

Walker police earlier said they believe the rock fell from a white non-sleeper cab semi-truck with a black dump trailer traveling on Turner Avenue. Its driver has not yet been identified.

(© 2016 WZZM)


JOIN THE CONVERSATION

To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment