CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- A rock stuck between two tires of a tractor-trailer dislodged and killed a woman riding in an oncoming van in British Columbia, Canada, police said.
News emerged Tuesday about the accident that killed the woman from Calgary, Alberta, around 11 a.m. Friday, the Calgary Herald said.
The unidentified woman was on vacation with her husband and two children in southeastern British Columbia. They were driving northbound in a van and approaching an empty southbound, flatbed semi when the rock smashed through the windshield, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said.
No one else was injured.
Unaware of what had happened, the unidentified truck driver continued on, but was stopped later by police and questioned.
RCMP Cpl. Tom Brannigan said the driver won't face charges in the accident.
"There's no intent on the driver to stick a rock between his tires and launch it in the air," he said. "It's an act of God."
The father and children have been receiving help from police victim services, Brannigan said.
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