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Lightening killed a man in my area..........

Posted by on May. 2, 2010 at 6:13 PM
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http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20100502/LOCAL07/100509945/-1/LOCAL11

Lightning killed man found in New Haven yard.


Lightening killed a man police found in the front lawn of a New Haven home, the Allen County Coroner's Office said Sunday.

Police discovered 18-year-old James Mitchell, of Fort Wayne, dead about 8 a.m. Saturday after a a passing motorist reported seeing a man down in a front yard in the 100 block of Rose Avenue, police said.

An autopsy revealed that a lightning strike killed Mitchell. His death was ruled an accident.

Investigators believe he was likely killed early Saturday when a series of thunderstorms passed through the area.















by on May. 2, 2010 at 6:13 PM
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MrsNewman
by on May. 2, 2010 at 6:14 PM

wow. poor guy, so young!

Allergic2Stupid
by on May. 2, 2010 at 11:11 PM

Oh that's unfortunate!  Man that mother nature can have wicked aim sometimes....  RIP youngster.

kk_bella
by on May. 2, 2010 at 11:12 PM

Yup, happens all the time unfortunately. His poor family :(

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