March 4, 2024



Three people now dead and one critically injured following lightning strike on Thursday outside White House

Daily Mail News

An elderly couple and an unidentified person who were hospitalized on Thursday after being critically injured by a lightning strike while sight-seeing at Lafayette Square near the White House, have died. 

Donna Mueller, 75, and James Mueller, 76, were visiting DC from Janesville, Wisconsin, when lightning struck them near a tree along with two others.

Police confirmed on Thursday afternoon that a third person has died. They have not yet been identified. 

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