Go Back  

Man Killed when Lightning Strikes Church Tower 

Current Rating:

Join NowJoin Now
  #1  
Old 07-27-2012, 12:09 PM
Brometheus's Avatar
Brometheus
Offline:
★ Legacy Member ★
Poster Rank:309
Join Date: Feb 2011
Contributions: 18
 
Mentioned: 9 Post(s)
Quoted: 137 Post(s)
Activity Longevity
0/20 13/20
Today Posts
0/11 sssss2879
Man Killed when Lightning Strikes Church Tower

Pieces of the tower fell onto the street and onto the church scaffolding, causing part of it to collapse and fall onto a man, killing him.

The Fire Department says lightning struck the tower of Christ Church on Clinton Street in Cobble Hill around 8:00 p.m. Pieces of the tower fell onto the street and onto the church scaffolding, causing part of it to collapse.

The 61-year-old man who was walking on the street at the time was hit by the falling debris. He was rushed to Long Island College Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

The victim was later identified as Assistant Attorney General Richard Schwartz. He served for over 25 years as as an expert antitrust lawyer in the Office of the Attorney General's economic justice division.
"New York is a better place because of Richard's commitment to fairness and legal excellence. Richard's loved ones are in our thoughts and prayers as we mourn the untimely loss of one of our own," New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman said in a written statement.

Police shut down the streets around the church as a precaution in case any more of the scaffolding collapses.




<object id="otvPlayer" width="400" height="268"><param name="movie" value="http://cdn.abclocal.go.com/static/flash/embeddedPlayer/swf/otvEmLoader.swf?version=fw1000&station=wabc&sectio n=&mediaId=8750993&parentId=8750776&cdnRoot=http://cdn.abclocal.go.com&webRoot=http://abclocal.go.com&configPath=/util/&site=" ></param><param name="allowScriptAccess" value="always"></param><param name="allowNetworking" value="all"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><embed id="otvPlayer" width="400" height="268" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allownetworking="all" allowfullscreen="true" src="http://cdn.abclocal.go.com/static/flash/embeddedPlayer/swf/otvEmLoader.swf?version=fw1000&station=wabc&sectio n=&mediaId=8750993&parentId=8750776&cdnRoot=http://cdn.abclocal.go.com&webRoot=http://abclocal.go.com&configPath=/util/&site="></embed></object>

Reply With Quote
The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to Brometheus For This Useful Post:
Arsedestroyer, kellyhound, Nellie Bly, Sharon
  #2  
Old 07-27-2012, 02:45 PM
kellyhound's Avatar
kellyhound
Offline:
✝Mudderator from Hell✝
Poster Rank:7
e-mail
Join Date: Oct 2006
Contributions: 531
 
Mentioned: 115 Post(s)
Quoted: 2714 Post(s)
Activity Longevity
19/20 20/20
Today Posts
0/11 ssss68979
Re: Man Killed when Lightning Strikes Church Tower

guess God was angry that day.

Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-29-2012, 01:25 PM
Faline's Avatar
Faline
Offline:
♥ Moderator ♥
Poster Rank:2
Gore Goddess
Join Date: Jun 2009
Contributions: 226
 
Mentioned: 87 Post(s)
Quoted: 1930 Post(s)
Activity Longevity
0/20 16/20
Today Posts
0/11 ssss93389
Re: Man Killed when Lightning Strikes Church Tower


Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-29-2012, 01:31 PM
Sharon's Avatar
Sharon
Offline:
✝ Psychosexy Admin ✝
Poster Rank:12
Horror Whore
Join Date: Nov 2008
Contributions: 204
 
Mentioned: 82 Post(s)
Quoted: 2021 Post(s)
Activity Longevity
5/20 17/20
Today Posts
0/11 ssss53124
Re: Man Killed when Lightning Strikes Church Tower

Reminds me of that scene from The Omen...

Your Source For Death Pictures and Death Video
the-omen-1976-priest-stabbed.jpg  

Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Sharon For This Useful Post:
Brometheus
  #5  
Old 07-30-2012, 01:33 AM
Nellie Bly's Avatar
Nellie Bly
Offline:
fka DS
Poster Rank:42
Female
Join Date: Jun 2011
Contributions: 123
 
Mentioned: 93 Post(s)
Quoted: 2873 Post(s)
Activity Longevity
2/20 12/20
Today Posts
0/11 ssss22264
Re: Man Killed when Lightning Strikes Church Tower

That's really creepy, and exactly why I don't like tall buildings.

You're asking to get hit!

Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 08-01-2012, 05:16 PM
Nellie Bly's Avatar
Nellie Bly
Offline:
fka DS
Poster Rank:42
Female
Join Date: Jun 2011
Contributions: 123
 
Mentioned: 93 Post(s)
Quoted: 2873 Post(s)
Activity Longevity
2/20 12/20
Today Posts
0/11 ssss22264
Re: Man Killed when Lightning Strikes Church Tower

What is with all of these lightning strikes this year? Just heard of another one in NJ.

Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 08-02-2012, 12:20 AM
Brometheus's Avatar
Brometheus
Offline:
★ Legacy Member ★
Poster Rank:309
Join Date: Feb 2011
Contributions: 18
 
Mentioned: 9 Post(s)
Quoted: 137 Post(s)
Activity Longevity
0/20 13/20
Today Posts
0/11 sssss2879
Re: Man Killed when Lightning Strikes Church Tower

Quote:
Originally Posted by diamondsmiles View Post
What is with all of these lightning strikes this year? Just heard of another one in NJ.
yea.. we're getting upwards of 1000 lightning strikes a day for 1 storm.. atleast thats how it was with the storms last week in the Tri-State area..

Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 08-02-2012, 03:27 PM
Creepy
Guest
 
Mentioned: Post(s)
Quoted: Post(s)
Activity Longevity
0/20 0/20
Today Posts
sssssssss
Re: Man Killed when Lightning Strikes Church Tower

That is a pretty unlucky fate.

Reply With Quote

Powered by vBulletin Copyright 2000-2010 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO