Mother, Daughter Killed After 800-pound Smashed Their Car

Joe Czeck is in custody after a boulder allegedly fell off his truck and smashed into a car, killing two women.
Joe Czeck is in custody after a boulder allegedly fell off his truck and smashed into a car, killing two women.

A Shoreview, Minnesota driver is in custody after a roughly 800-pound boulder dislodged from the back of his truck and crashed into a car, killing a mother and her daughter.

A mother and daughter died when a roughly 800-pound boulder fell off a truck and smashed into their car in Rosemount, Minn., July 9, 2018.
A mother and daughter died when a roughly 800-pound boulder fell off a truck and smashed into their car in Rosemount, Minn., July 9, 2018.

Karen Christiansen, 67, was driving with her daughter, Jena Christiansen, 32, in Rosemount, Minnesota, Monday afternoon when the massive boulder dislodged from the back of the truck and crashed into their 2002 Toyota Avalon, the Rosemount Police Department said.

The mother and daughter, both of Shoreview, Minnesota, died from blunt force head trauma, the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office said.