Vigil For Men Killed By Lightning

Contributor: Ellen Bryan
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 8/25/2013 1:04 am

Family and friends held a vigil Saturday night for two Lancaster men who were struck and killed by lightning this week.

Scotty Elam, 25, and Bobby Lee Maggard, 29, were struck by lightning while hanging tobacco in a barn on the Garrard and Madison County line.

People in the community joined in lighting candles and praying together.

Family said the turnout was more than they expected and the support from the community is helping them heal.

The county coroner said six people total were working in the barn when it was struck. Three of them were injured; one was not hurt.

Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
Solid Blue News
NCAA Nixes Cal's Fund Idea
Coach wanted to set up scholarship fund for former players' kids, but can't due to recruiting guidelines. Video Video
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.