Lightning Strikes | 15-Year-Old Girl Electrocuted Near Georgia Beach: According to police, she died as a result of a lightning strike that struck a 15-year-old girl who was on Tybee Island in Georgia. The Police Department of Tybee Island informs a woman that she strikes by lightning at 2:37 p.m. on Saturday, When the police and fire departments arrive, the lifeguards are already on the scene and ready to assist.
Lightning Strikes | 15-Year-Old Girl Electrocuted Near Georgia Beach
It was only after the girl removing from the beach and receiving CPR that officials realize there is a lengthy wait for emergency medical services to arrive. Therefore, it is determining that the victim should transports to a local hospital by helicopter when she is loading into a fire department truck and then an ambulance before escort to a nearby landing zone.
While waiting for the helicopter, the victim’s family decides to continue driving her to a nearby hospital, where she declares dead. However, when the detectives met with her family, they discovered that she on a visit from Alabama.
People of the City of Tybee Island are deeply mourning the loss of this young woman. Our deep grief and prayers with her family and friends.
The Tybee Island Police Department tells about the Facebook post. They are deeply sad about the loss of this young woman. On Saturday, there are reports of thunderstorms in the area lasting from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
When lightning is spotted in the area, lifeguards warn beachgoers to get out of the water. But they were unable to confirm whether this case is on Saturday.
Average Deaths Like This
Thunderstroke is responsible for an average of 49 deaths per year in the United States. The beachgoers advise getting out of the water if they are noticing thunder and lightning in the area because the lightning will spread out over the water and act as a conductor if it does.
After multiple drownings occurred on Tybee Island last year, the island made national headlines. Two people died on the beach: a 33-year-old man drowned after jumping off the pier. While under the influence of alcohol, and a female who drowned while swimming with a friend. On the south end of the beach.