Mother, daughter killed after boulder falls off moving truck

Karen and Jena Christiansen

A Minnesota woman and her mother were killed after a boulder came loose from a moving vehicle and crushed their auto.

Christiansen and her 32-year-old daughter, Jena Christiansen, who was in the front passenger seat, both died at the scene.

Two women in Minnesota are dead and a contractor is facing two counts of vehicular homicide after a horrific accident, police say.

Surveillance video from nearby businesses shows Czeck's truck carrying the large, unsecured boulder while traveling south on Rich Valley Boulevard.

"We feel that he knew, but ... we don't know what he was thinking", Rosemount Police Chief Mitchell Scott told the Minnesota Star Tribune. Scott said the boulder likely dislodged from the truck as it drove over a railroad crossing. As the vehicle's tires bounced on the tracks, the impact jostled a huge boulder - with an estimated weight of reportedly 800-pounds - free from the bed. "We're just kind of putting that all together, making sure we're doing our due diligence and doing a thorough investigation". The vehicle sits in the driveway for about two minutes and then the driver turns the truck around.

Ryan Killian, the boyfriend of Jena Christiansen, released a statement on her death Wednesday night to WCCO.

Serena Williams Emotionally Reacts to Wimbledon Loss After Being
Stepping out together at the All England club, Kate wore a pretty white polka dot dress by her go-to designer Jenny Packham. Both duchesses exuded Wimbledon chic, with Meghan wearing wide-legged cream pants with a blue and white Ralph Lauren shirt.

He is scheduled to make an initial court appearance Friday in Hastings.

Jena's boyfriend, Ryan Killian, released a statement to local news outlet WCCO saying she was "the most wonderful person I have ever met".

Adding, 'She was so smart and handsome. "She loved her family so much, she had an unbelievable sense of humor". "She had an unbelievable sense of humor I literally have spent hours just talking to her".

Czeck allegedly fled the scene, but police told reporters that construction workers were able to identify the truck as belonging to Czeck Services.

According to Kilian, Jena Christiansen was manager of several Red Lobster restaurants. You can see the boulder's in the back. "She was with the company for over 15 years".

Related News:

Most liked

Judicial Watch gets 1st batch of Strzok emails
During the daylong meeting, Strzok sparred with Republicans , who lashed out at him in often sharply personal exchanges. I mean he is a good liar", Kallstrom said of Strzok during an interview on "The Evening Edit" on Thursday.

MacBook Pro 2018 keyboard may not fix sticky key problem
The loud keyboard was one of the first things I noticed when I started using my 2016 MacBook Pro . Apple says that the keyboards in this 2018 update contain "third-generation" butterfly switches.

Trump's United Kingdom visit continues with a golf trip - and more protests
A blimp depicting Trump as an orange, snarling baby was raised in the Scottish capital where hundreds protested. Scores of anti-Trump protesters also turned out in London during Trump's visit to England earlier this week.

Rosenstein Indictments Return Focus To Roger Stone
Trump told the Washington Post he chose to terminate Stone, "because he no longer serves a useful function for my campaign". Stone said on CNN Friday night he is "probably" the person referred to in the indictment .

Chelsea officially dismiss Conte with Sarri waiting in the wings
Chelsea FC finished in fifth spot in the Premier League table last season to miss out on a Champions League spot. This text will now form the basis of Chelsea's evidence against their former manager.

Donald Trump claims relationship with Theresa May is 'very good'
If there is a visit confirmed, I think there will be thousands of people on the street against Trump . Trump has claimed to have recorded disputed exchanges in the past without providing evidence.

Some of Russia's neighbors worry about Trump's meeting with Putin
Putin and Trump are scheduled to hold a full-fledged summit in Finland's capital Helsinki on July 16. Democrats called on him to scrap the summit in protest .

North Koreans no shows at meeting to discuss U.S. soldiers’ remains
Moon says Trump and Kim will face "stern judgement" from the global community if their promise isn't kept. Kim's negotiators showed, as if the world needed further evidence, that it will not be easy.

Frank Sinatra’s first wife, Nancy, dies at 101
Three years before marrying the former Nancy Barbato, he had landed a 15-minute radio show on local station WAAT. Her death comes two decades after her husband's, who died of a heart attack in 1998 at the age of 82.

Groenewegen prevails in longest Tour stage
That challenge will be followed by a rest day on Monday before the race shifts to its first mountain stages in the Alps. Martin later crossed the line as part of a group 75 seconds down.

All-Star Game Rosters Announced
Louis Cardinals, Jon Lester of the Chicago Cubs, Patrick Corbin of the Arizona Diamondbacks and the aforementioned Foltynewicz. Joining Altuve are third baseman Alex Bregman, outfielder George Springer, and pitchers Gerrit Cole and Justin Verlander.

Tropical Storm Chris tracking towards Atlantic Canada
Tropical Storm Chris continues to meander about off the Carolina Coast with no real forcing at the moment to get it moving. The somewhat good news is we don't see a large shift in dew points from the low 70s over the next several days.

World’s longest fingernails finally cut after 66 years
Image sourceHowever, putting his record to sleep, Chillal finally cut his nails in a nail clipping ceremony yesterday. The nails prevented him from sleeping properly - he had to wake up regularly to check they weren't being crushed.

William, Kate’s third child Prince Louis christened
Insiders say that Harry plans on building a book collection for Louis in honor of the memory of his mom, Princess Diana. To believe the words of the informant, "all the members of the royal family were in agreement with this arrangement." .

Page's Attorney Slams House Republicans' 'Bullying Tactics'
The text messages were uncovered during the Justice Department inspector general's probe of the Clinton email investigation. Strzok was questioned for 11 hours over his role and alleged bias in a closed hearing of the two committees two weeks ago.