In Poughkeepsie (NY, USA) lightning struck the people vacationing in the Park. It is reported by The New York Times, citing local police.
As told the representative of the hospital Vassar Brothers, where he brought the three victims, all of them sat on a bench in the Park. As a result, one male died at a medical facility, the other two are in critical condition.
Two more people who got the lightning are currently in the hospital MidHudson.
Yesterday at a cemetery in Batavia (new York) from the lightning killed two more people — a 32-year-old woman and 34-year-old man.
According to the National weather service of the USA, in 2016 in the country from a lightning strike killed 25 people.