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PHOTO: Meteor Fragment Leaves Huge Crater After Crashing Into Frozen Lake in Russia

Judging by this photo, the people of Chelyabinsk, Russia, got extremely lucky this morning as fragments of a massive meteor came crashing to Earth in the city. A Russian news agency is now

reporting 1,000 injuries, but there have been no reports of fatalities to this point. That's because the meteorites missed people and buildings. The photo above shows the massive hole that a fragment left in a frozen lake. Check out the incredible video of the meteor hitting the city, which created a sonic boom that shattered windows and shook the city.

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