San Antonio Boy, 8, Dies After Lightning Strike 9/8/13
September 8, 2013
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - One of two children struck by lightning in San Antonio has died.
KENS-TV reports that the boy was taken off life support around noon Saturday. The 8-year-old was struck in the chest Thursday night.
The other boy, a 10-year-old, remains hospitalized.
The boys were playing in a backyard Thursday night when the lightning struck. A neighbor said the loud sound of the strike made her jump out of her chair.
A relative tells the television station that the 10-year-old boy is able to speak and is expected to recover.