White House lightning victim identified as Brooks Lambertson

IT’S KCRA 3 NEWS AT 6:00 PM BRITTANY: NEW TONIGHT, WE HAVE LEARNED THAT THE THIRD VICTIM OF DEATH LIGHTNING IN WASHINGTON, DC WAS A FOLSOM NATIVE. THE CITY NATIONAL BANK SAYS HE WAS THE EMPLOYER OF 29-YEAR-OLD BROOKS LAMBERTSON. THIS IS HIM ON YOUR SCREEN. WE HAVE CONFIRMED WITH HIS FAMILY THAT LAMBERTSON WAS IN SIGHT OF LAG GEORGE SPRINGER HIGH SCHOOL IN FOLSO

Folsom native identified as third DC lightning victim

One of three people killed in a lightning strike in Washington, DC this week has been identified by family as Northern California native Brooks Lambertson. The 29-year-old from Folsom died of his injuries on Friday afternoon, a day after lightning struck multiple people in Lafayette Park, which is located directly across from the White House, Vito Maggiolo, a DC spokesman Fire and Emergency Medical. services, he said at a news conference on Thursday night. The couple James Mueller, 76, and Donna Mueller, 75, both of Janesville, Wisconsin, died Thursday. Two other people were injured. | READ MORE | 3 dead, 2 critical after lightning near White House Brooks grew up in Folsom and graduated from Vista del Lago High School, his family confirmed to 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 a business trip. “Brooks was an incredible young man who will be remembered for his generosity, kindness and unwavering positivity,” City National Bank said. “Her sudden loss of him is devastating to all who knew him, and his family, friends and colleagues appreciate the thoughts and prayers that have come from across the country.” The 29-year-old also graduated from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

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

The 29-year-old from Folsom died of his injuries on Friday afternoon, a day after lightning struck multiple people in Lafayette Park, which is located directly across from the White House, Vito Maggiolo, a DC spokesman Fire and Emergency Medical. services, he said at a news conference on Thursday night. The couple James Mueller, 76, and Donna Mueller, 75, both of Janesville, Wisconsin, died Thursday. Two other people were injured.

| READ MORE | 3 dead, 2 in critical condition after lightning strike near the White House

Brooks grew up in Folsom and graduated from Vista del Lago High School, her family confirmed to 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 a business trip.

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

Brooks' Lambertson

The 29-year-old also graduated from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

Leave a Comment