America News: Big accident outside White House, home of US President, 3 people died
Officials said the incident happened Thursday night before officials from the Intelligence Service and the US Park Police rushed to provide first aid to the injured.
A major accident has happened outside the White House, the residence of the President of America. Three people were killed and one person was seriously injured after lightning struck outside the White House complex.
James Mueller, 76, and Donna Mueller, 75, residents of Janesville, Wisconsin, celebrating their 56th wedding anniversary, died Thursday after being struck by lightning in Lafayette Park, located outside the White House complex, the Metropolitan Police Department said. The third victim, a 29-year-old man, was declared brought dead on Friday evening, the police department said. The condition of the fourth victim is critical. His identity has not been revealed yet.
However, officials did not specify how the people were injured. He didn't mention lightning. Muller couple's niece K. According to Michelle McNett, the couple had gone to Washington, DC to celebrate their 56th wedding anniversary. Officials said the incident happened Thursday night before officials from the Intelligence Service and the US Park Police rushed to provide first aid to the injured.
Fire department spokesman Vito Magiolo said emergency medical teams took all the injured to the hospital. White House Press Secretary Carine Jean-Pierre said: "We are saddened by the loss of lives in Lafayette Park by lightning. Our condolences are with the families who have lost their loved ones and we are praying for those who are still fighting for their lives."