Bloomington, IN Lightning Strike, June 1928

FOUR ARE KILLED BY LIGHTNING AT HOOSIER SCHOOL.

Bloomington, Ind., June 19. -- (AP) -- Four men were killed by lightning near here late Tuesday while they were standing under a tree on the grounds of the Indiana University. A fifth man, HARRY HOBBS, was shocked badly.
The four killed were:
OTTO HACKER, 48.
THOMAS HACKER, 42, his brother.
JAMES HOLT, 27, all of Bloomington.
KENNETH DECKARD, 35, of Sullivan.
They had gathered under the tree to seek shelter from the rain. The men had been working on the new athletic practice field at Indiana University.

Billings Gazette Montana 1928-06-20