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Brooks Lambertson, 29, Identified As Third Victim Killed By Lightning Strike Near White House

Brooks Lambertson, 29, Identified As Third Victim Killed By Lightning Strike Near White House

Brooks Lambertson, 29, Identified As Third Victim Killed By Lightning Strike Near White House

Brooks Lambertson, 29, Identified As Third Victim Killed By Lightning Strike Near White House

The third victim of a lightning strike near the White House last week has been named as a California bank executive.

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DC police named Brooks Lambertson, a 29-year-old vice president of City National Bank who is based in Los Angeles, as the third victim of the strike that occurred on Thursday night.

Four persons were first reported to be critically injured after being struck by lightning in Lafayette Park, just yards from the White House gate.

Bank executive, 29, identified as third person killed in lightning strike near White House

Two later died. They were identified as James Mueller, 76, and Donna Mueller, 75, childhood sweethearts from Wisconsin who were in the capital celebrating their 56th wedding anniversary when cameras caught a huge bolt striking a tree they were near.

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Bank executive, 29, identified as third person killed in lightning strike near White House

Brooks Lambertson, 29, Identified As Third Victim Killed By Lightning Strike Near White House

Brooks, the third victim has now passed on. The fourth person struck by lightning is still in critical condition.

City National Bank said Sunday, August 7, that it was “devastated to learn of the sudden death of one of our colleagues.

“Brooks was an incredible young man who will be remembered for his generosity, kindness and unwavering positivity,” the bank said.

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“Our thoughts and condolences are with his loving family, his many friends and our colleagues. His joyful spirit will live on in our hearts,” the bank said.

Brooks Lambertson previously worked as a marketing manager for the LA Clippers and was in DC for business when he was struck.

Watch video of the lightning strike below.


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