Fort Worth, TX Electric Storm, May 1907

ft worth electric storm

THREE KILLED IN AN ELECTRICAL STORM

ENTIRE FAMILY INJURED BY OVERTURNING OF HOUSE.

Fort Worth, Tex. May 25.---One of the most severe rain and electrical storms for many years swept over northern Texas last night, causing much damage to property and some loss of life. The known dead are:

W. P. LYAN, Ellis county, farmer, struck by lightning. HARRY SNEED, 16 years old, of Roseburg, struck by lightning.
A. R. SANDERSON, Park Springs, struck by lightning.

Near Denton eight members of the Wardlow family were injured, one fatally, when the house was overturned by the wind.

The Grand Forks Daily Herald, Grand Forks, ND 26 May 1907

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4 KILLED IN TEXAS STORM

Fort Worth, Tex., May 25.---One of the severest rain and electrical storms for many years swept North Texas last night, causing much damage to property, and some loss of life. The known dead are W. P. LYON, Ellis county farmer, HARRY SNEED, age 16, and ROSE BUR and A. R. SANDERSON of Park Springs Near Denton eight members of the Wardlow family were injured, one family.

The Daily Review, Decatur, IL 26 May 1907