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Lightning strike in Washington near the White House: the third dead victim is identified


D.C. police have identified the third person who died Thursday in a lightning strike near the White House as Brooks A. Lambertson, 29, of Los Angeles. bank employee who was in the capital of country on business.

BUT husband and wife from Wisconsin, who visited the county to celebrate their 56th wedding anniversary, were also died, police said. A fourth person was critically injured during the strike hit just until 19:00 Thursday, in grove of trees in Place Lafayette, about 100 feet from the statue. of President Andrew Jackson.

According to police, Lambertson died on Friday.

Four seriously injured after being struck by lightning near the White House

Lambertson father, who asked not to use his name as family mourns because “it’s not about us,” said in Interview with Washington Post on Saturday night when son was “probably best man that I know”.

His sonkindness, generosity and humility “showed up in everything he did in all his interactions with people,” he said.

Lambertson family and his employer, City National Bank, said in statement on Saturday that he was in COLUMBIA REGION for his work as Vice President, Managing sponsorships for company. Lambertson, who lived in downtown Los Angeles, formerly in marketing for According to the statement, the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers.

The police provided several other details about Lambertson or additional information. information about the incident on Saturday.

In the phone call Lambertson father thanked everyone first defendants and others who tried to help his son. They did everything that could be done, he said, and his son death “did not have for flaw of everyone is doing their job.”

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“His sudden loss is devastating to all who knew him and his family friends and colleagues I appreciate the thoughts and prayers that poured out in from across the country,” Lambertson said in a statement. family and the employer said.

A DC police spokesman said late Saturday night that the department had no update on condition of the fourth victim who was hospitalized after the strike.

It’s a violation story will be updated.

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Tyler Hromadka
Tyler Hromadka
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