Incidents October 5, 2020
[ELANDSFONTEIN] – Man struck-and-killed by lightning.
A man, believed to be in his 30s, was struck-and-killed by lightning on a farm in Elandsfontein.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene ay 16h55 to find the man lying motionless in the field, surrounded by a number of his colleagues.
Medics assessed the man and found that he had shown no signs of life. Unfortunately, nothing could be done for him, and he was declared dead.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.