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09/10/1992 Car is hit by meteorite

In Peekskill, New York, a meteorite smashed a car. It was a 1980 Ford Malibu owned by 18-year-old Michelle Knapp. Although it initially looked like a very bad luck, Miss Knapp later sold retrieved meteorite for $69,000. Its main mass and the car are currently in the Macovich Collection of Meteorites in NY.


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