Dangers of lightning

Discussion in 'General Conversation' started by Jollymon, Sep 26, 2009.

  1. Jollymon

    Jollymon Well-Known Member

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    Near me at Wrightsville Beach N.C. a 18 year old college student was struck an killed by lightning while swimming with a group of friends .Everyone else got out ok but they could not say if the lightning hit him or the water rite a him .Just goes to show your time here can be cut short at anytime . Thoughts an prayers to his family an friends.:sad2:

    THIS HAPPENED FRIDAY AFTERNOON 9/25 /09
     
    Last edited: Sep 26, 2009
  2. etexun

    etexun New Member

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    I hate to hear anything like that. My prayers are sent to the family. A young man with his whole life ahead of him. Such a terrible thing.
     

  3. Jollymon

    Jollymon Well-Known Member

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    I think they said he was a freshman at UNCW an was from PA. i think but not sure on that part of the story :sad2:
     
  4. Mickey

    Mickey New Member Supporting Member

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    Sad news for sure. Prayers for family and friends.
     
  5. Catfish_Scooter

    Catfish_Scooter New Member

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    When the hair stands up, you know your ready for a striking. Prayers sent from my residence. Sad he had to lose his life just over a lightning strike.:sad2:
     
  6. Jollymon

    Jollymon Well-Known Member

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    Update ,the young man was surfing when he got struck an he was from Maryland, not PA , the news said his name but i didn,t get it .