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October 11 2012

Why Are Lightning Deaths Declining?


An 11-year-old Florida boy died on Sunday after being struck by a bolt of lightning on his way to football practice last week. His manner of death is perhaps all the more tragic for how unusual it's becoming in America.

Jesse Watlington, of Fort Myers, is the fifth person to die from a lightning strike in Florida this year, and he was hit only two days after another Floridian, Falk Weltzien, 39, of St. Augustine, was knocked unconscious by a bolt while kiteboarding with his son. Weltzien survived the ordeal with no major injuries, according to ABC News.

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