Doctor killed by lightning
A SYDNEY doctor has reportedly died after being struck by lightning in South Africa.
A report on iafrica. com, citing the South African Press Association, says Lynne Dowd was stuck by lightning about 22km outside of Haenertsburg in Limpopo province last Thursday. She was with a group of friends including her husband. Ms Dowd was taken to hospital in a critical condition but never regained consciousness and died.