Lightning Blamed For Death Of Man Near Molino

December 14, 2016

Lightning is believed to be to blame for the death of a man found outside a home near Molino Tuesday night.

About 9:15 p.m., Escambia County Fire Rescue and EMS were dispatched to a medical call at  a home in the 3000 block of Wilder Road. When they arrived, they found a white male believed to be in his 40’s deceased in his yard. He had apparently been struck by lightning, according to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office.

The man’s name has not been released.

It was not known what time the man was struck by lighting. According to the National Weather Service Office in Mobile, lightning strikes were reported in the Wilder Road area about 5:45 p.m. file photo.


9 Responses to “Lightning Blamed For Death Of Man Near Molino”

  1. Kathy Booker on December 15th, 2016 10:58 am

    How awful. Prayers for his family.

  2. Marilee Sykes on December 15th, 2016 5:44 am

    I’m so very sorry for all who is affected by his death, this is very sad to me. You have my prayers.

  3. Don Dixon Jr on December 15th, 2016 2:27 am

    Please keep this family in prayer. The storm seemed to had virtually passed on when the devastating & fatal Lightning Bolt 200 ft away from my residence popped out of nowhere. It appeared to be safe to go outside right after dark. Please call on us for anything. God Bless you guys next door…

  4. Brian Green on December 14th, 2016 10:27 pm

    So sorry to hear about this. I grew up qith him he was a great guy, really talented, my prayers are with his family

  5. Lifendason on December 14th, 2016 10:07 pm

    I know this man. Praying for his family and friends. Thank God he was saved.

  6. Janice Miller on December 14th, 2016 8:39 pm

    Our neighbor for years..Prayers for his daughter and new wife

  7. Karen Montgomery on December 14th, 2016 7:17 pm

    Thoughts and prayers for you and your family!! Please let us know if we can do anything.

  8. EMD on December 14th, 2016 11:49 am

    Condolences to friends and family. :’(

  9. Molino Mom on December 14th, 2016 7:28 am

    This is awful! Praying for him and his family.

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