June 30, 2022

Lightning strike in Southern California kills woman and dogs

PICO RIVERA, Calif. — A woman and her dogs had been killed by a lightning strike whereas out strolling in Southern California Wednesday morning, officers say.

Paramedics and police had been referred to as close to the San Gabriel River in Pico Rivera round 8:50 a.m.

The town supervisor says a woman was discovered useless on the trail together with her two dogs. She had apparently been struck by the lightning as storms moved by Southern California in the morning.

The town was warning residents in the realm to remain inside till the storm handed, Carmona stated.

Information of the tragedy was disturbing to residents in the realm.

“I’m scared,” stated Mary Perez, who lives in the realm. “I told my granddaughter and her friend, she’s not walking to school, I’m taking her. I think more about the lightning. Not that I never thought about it. I didn’t think it could really do that. It’s just awful.”