LA bank dies as third struck by lightning near White House

A young executive at a California bank has been identified third person killed In a freak incident of lightning struck a camera near the White House last week.

Brooks Lambertson, 29, a Los Angeles-based vice president at City National Bank, was identified by DC police as the third fatality. Thursday Night Strike Due to which the condition of the fourth person also remains critical.

He was killed along with childhood sweethearts James Mueller, 76, and Donna Mueller, 75, Wisconsin, who were in the capital. celebrating their 56th wedding Anniversary.

The four were in Lafayette Park – yards from the White House fence – when cameras caught a giant bolt hitting a tree they were near.

City National Bank said on Sunday that it “Devastated to learn about sudden death One of our associates. ,

“Brooks was an incredible young man who will be remembered for his generosity, kindness and unwavering positivity,” Banks said.

“Our thoughts and condolences are with his beloved family, his many friends and our colleagues. His spirit of happiness will live on in our hearts,” the bank said.

Brooks Lambertson, a 29-year-old Los Angeles bank executive, was identified as the third person killed by lightning near the White House last week.
Brooks Lambertson, a 29-year-old Los Angeles bank executive, was identified as the third person killed by lightning near the White House last week.
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Three people were killed and another injured in a lightning strike in Lafayette Park.
Three people were killed and another injured in a lightning strike in Lafayette Park.
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The news paid tribute to Lambertson, who had previously served as a Marketing Manager for LA Clippers And was in DC on business when he got a setback.

“She was a wonderful collaborator and a wonderful collaborator it was a pleasure to work with!” One surprised employee said, while another wrote about how they “love working with him.”

Brooks always lighted up the room with his million-dollar smile,” wrote that coworker, while another praised his “generosity” and “kindness and unwavering” positive energy.

The police department said the fourth person, an unidentified woman, was listed in a critical condition on Friday. There was no immediate update as of early Sunday.

Lambertson was in DC on a business trip.
Lambertson was in DC on a business trip.
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Wisconsin couple James Mueller (76) and Donna Mueller (75) were also killed by lightning.
Wisconsin couple James Mueller (76) and Donna Mueller (75) were also killed by lightning.
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Officials announced last week that Secret Service officers were among the first to respond to the tragedy and offer first aid.

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said the administration was “saddened by the tragic loss of life.”

“It’s the people’s house. It should be a place that everyone can see,” she said.

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