Coroner: 2nd woman dies after lightning strike in cemetery


CINCINNATI (AP) – A second woman has died after a lightning strike at a Cincinnati cemetery last weekend.

The Hamilton County Coroner’s office says 55-year-old Patricia Herlinger, of Colerain Township, died Wednesday.

Authorities say she was one of three people struck by lightning at Spring Grove Cemetery last Friday.

The coroner’s office said 27-year-old Danielle Brosius, of Green Township, died last Friday at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The president of Spring Grove Cemetery says it was a tragic accident.

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