Lightning has killed 30 people this year, and that's the most since 2009
Posted: 2:05 PM, Aug 26, 2016
Lightning strike deaths hit 30 two-thirds of the way through August, which is the most lightning strike deaths in any year since 2009. Most people struck by lightning this year were enjoying leisure activities outside. So when you hear thunder, go in
Two-thirds of the way through August, and the 30th person has been killed by lightning this year.
That's more than any previous year going back to 2009.