From NH’s Channel 9:
Utah Boy Scout Killed By Lightning
Another Tragedy Hits Organization
The Boy Scouts have suffered another tragedy.
Authorities in Salt Lake City say a Boy Scout was killed and three others were injured last night when a bolt of lightning hit the log shelter they were sleeping in.
It was open on one side.
The boys were at a scout camp in the mountains east of Salt Lake City.
Boy Scout leaders say the boy who died was 15 years old. The others range in age from 12 to 16.
Last Thursday, a 13-year-old Scout was killed by lightning in California. Four Scout leaders were electrocuted in Virginia earlier that week.
My guy leaves for Scout camp on Sunday, and I’m having a harder time dealing with it than I did the first year he went. I have trouble breathing just thinking about it, but how can I tell him he can’t go? I can’t.
I can only offer prayers for the families who have suffered these horrible tragedies.