A large block of ice fell from the sky

Huge crater left in family's garden after being hit by large ice block

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A large block of ice fell from the sky and crashed into a stunned family's back garden where it has left a massive crater.

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The rock struck the garden of the Helliwell family with a "big boom" and shook their home on Tuesday morning.

The impact caused a crater measuring 1.4m by 1.2m (4ft 7in by 3ft 11in) in the middle of their lawn with bits of ice scattered across the grass. It is believed the ice may have fallen from a plane.