Hartford, CT Lightning Strike, Jun 1900


Lightning Kills Boy in Hartford---

NEW HAVEN, June 27.---According to reports received here from different sections of the State to-night the thunderstorm that prevailed this afternoon was exceedingly severe. In some cases hail accompanied the electrical storm. A number of residences were struck and considerable damage was done by the hail to growing crops. But one fatality is reported. Francis F. Wall, eighteen years of age, was struck by lightning after he had taken refuge under the grand stand at the driving park in Hartford.

The New York Times, New York, NY 28 Jun 1900