Two joggers killed by lightning strike in Cincinnati cemetery

WTKR.com | 9/5/2019 | Tribune Media Wire
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CINCINNATI – Three women were jogging through Cincinnati’s Spring Grove Cemetery on Friday when a security guard—seeing a storm approaching—offered them a ride, a cemetery rep tells WLWT.

They declined the offer, and all three were hit by a lightning strike moments later as they sheltered under an oak tree. The strike killed Danielle Brosious, 27, who would have celebrated her first wedding anniversary in November. A second woman, Patty Herlinger, was rushed to the hospital but succumbed to her injuries Wednesday, WLWT reports. Brosious’ mother was not seriously injured.

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“Spring Grove is deeply saddened by this tragic accident,” the cemetery’s president, Gary M. Freytag, tells the Cincinnati Enquirer.

“It’s just terrible timing of the whole thing. It’s just unfair,” a friend tells WCPO. She adds Brosious—a member...
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