Columbus, GA Storm and Lightning, Jun 1902

STRUCK BY LIGHTNING

Two Men Killed and Several Persons Rendered Unconscious.

(By "Gazette's [ineligible] Wire.)

COLUMBUS, Ga., June 9.----A heavy wind and thunderstorm passed over this City last night, causing the death of two men, perhaps fatal injury of a third and did considerable damage of property.

The Dead.

J. J. WILLIS, a carpenter.
LOUIS M'LAIN.

The Injured.

M. COCHRAN

While was struck by lightning while standing under a tree in company with Cochran. The same bolt killed McLain, who was just across the river in Phoenix City.

Several dwellings were struck by lightning or unroofed by the storm.

Reno Evening Gazette, Reno, NV 9 Jun 1902