(DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL) — DAYTONA BEACH SHORES — A Georgia woman has died after being struck by lightning Friday on the beach in Daytona Beach Shores, Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue Capt. Tammy Marris said Saturday morning.
Janika Gardner died before midnight Friday, Marris said.
"Unfortunately the 33-year-old female lightning strike victim passed away last night before midnight," Marris said in an email early Saturday. "There was a third victim that was affected by the same bolt, a 55-year-old female from Daytona Beach. Fortunately she was able to walk away and seek medical attention elsewhere. She is OK."
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