Doc­tor killed by light­ning

Townsville Bulletin - - In Brief -

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.

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