2 killed by lightning in Cebu-A A +A
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
TWO persons were killed when lightning struck Toledo City, Cebu on Wednesday, said the city's police official.
Senior Police Officer 4 (SPO4) Carmelito Hornales identified the fatalities as Marites Lacheca, 37, married, resident of Barangay Magdugo, and Victoriano Macaday, 24, married, resident of Biga, both in Toledo City.
Hornales said that based on investigation, Lacheca was walking near her house when she was struck by lightning around 1:25 p.m. of Wednesday. Her body was brought to a nearby hospital.
Macaday, on the other hand, was headed home when the lightning struck. His remains were brought to Carmen Copper Corp. Hospital, but were later transfer to St. Peter Memorial Chapel. (JAC/Sunnex)