Man hit with 11-pound rock while driving dies

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.

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