Man Killed After Being Struck by Lightning

Posted by on Monday, August 1, 2016

Ontario Provincial Police say a 52-year-old Tillsonburg, Ont., man has died after being struck by lightning.

The man has has been identified as Dave Johnson of Tillsonburg, Ontario. Police say emergency personnel attempted to revive him. Johnson was transported to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Parts of Southern Ontario was clobbered with severe thunderstorms and heavy rain yesterday. The Town of Arva picked up 109.5 mm of rain, north London was not far behind at 80.8 mm of rain. 

Environment Canada had issued severe thunderstorm watches and warnings for several areas.

The weather will be much calmer today in Southern Ontario.

The Team

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