29-year-old man identified as third DC lightning strike victim

29-year-old man identified as third DC lightning strike victim

One of three people who died this week in Washington, DC, has been identified by family as Brooks Lambertson, a native of Northern California. The 29-year-old from Folsom, Calif., died of his injuries on Friday afternoon, a day after lightning struck several people at Lafayette Park, which is directly across from the White House, Vito Maggiolo, a spokesperson for DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services, said at a press conference Thursday evening. Couple James Mueller, 76, and Donna Mueller, 75, both of Janesville, Wisconsin, died Thursday. Two other people were injured.| LEARN MORE | 3 dead, 2 in critical condition after lightning strike near White House Brooks grew up in Folsom and graduated from Vista Del Lago high school, his family confirmed to Hearst-owned station KCRA 3 on Saturday. He was the vice president of City National Bank in Los Angeles, according to a statement from the bank. He was in Washington, DC, on business. “Brooks was an incredible young man who will be remembered for his generosity, kindness and unwavering positivity,” City National Bank said. “His sudden loss is devastating to all who knew him, and his family, friends and colleagues appreciate the thoughts and prayers that have poured in from across the country.” The 29-year-old was also a graduate of California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

One of three people who died this week in Washington, DC, has been identified by family as Brooks Lambertson, a native of Northern California.

The 29-year-old from Folsom, Calif., died of his injuries on Friday afternoon, a day after lightning struck several people at Lafayette Park, which is directly across from the White House, Vito Maggiolo, spokesperson for DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services, said at a press conference Thursday evening. Couple James Mueller, 76, and Donna Mueller, 75, both of Janesville, Wisconsin, died Thursday. Two other people were injured.

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Brooks grew up in Folsom and graduated from Vista Del Lago High School, his family confirmed to Hearst-owned station KCRA 3 on Saturday.

He was vice president of City National Bank in Los Angeles, according to a statement from the bank. He had been in Washington, DC, on business.

“Brooks was an incredible young man who will be remembered for his generosity, kindness and unwavering positivity,” City National Bank said. “His sudden loss is devastating to all who knew him, and his family, friends and colleagues appreciate the thoughts and prayers that have poured in from across the country.”

The 29-year-old was also a graduate of California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

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