Salem, IL Fatal Lightning Strike, Jul 1950


Salem, Ill., July 1 - (AP) - RALPH MILLICAN MORROW, 34, a Marion County farmer, was killed by lightning while planting corn about 3 p.m. yesterday. He and OTIS BROWN, a relative, were standing between a car and a corn planter, about 50 feet from each other, when the bolt struck. BROWN was stunned.
MORROW'S widow and two young daughters survive.

Jacksonville Daily Journal Illinois 1950-07-02