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Pierceton, IN Lightning Strike, Jun 1913

SLAIN BY LIGHTNING.

Warsaw, Ind., June 21.---During an electric storm lightning killed Elmer Walters, employed on the Dr. Tennant farm, five miles south of Pierceton. Walters, who was working in a field, took shelter from the storm under a tree which was struck by the thunderbolt. He was thirty-five years old and lived in North Manchester.

Fort Wayne Weekly Sentinel, Fort Wayne, IN 21 Jun 1913



article | by Dr. Radut