Extra

White House lightning victim identified as Brooks Lambertson

Written by Javed Iqbal

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

Folsom native identified as third Washington DC lightning victim

One of the three people who died in a lighting attack in Washington, DC this week has been identified by family as Brooks Lambertson of Northern California. The 29-year-old from Folsom died of his injuries Friday afternoon, a day after lightning struck several people in Lafayette Park, which is directly across from the White House, Vito Maggiolo, a spokesman for DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services, said at a press conference on Thursday evening. Couple James Mueller, 76, and Donna Mueller, 75, both of Janesville, Wis., died Thursday. Two other people were injured. | READ MORE | 3 dead, 2 in critical condition after lightning strikes near the White House. Brooks grew up in Folsom and graduated from Vista del Lago High School, his family confirmed to KCRA 3 Saturday. He was a vice president of City National Bank in Los Angeles, according to a release 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. “His sudden loss is devastating to all who knew him and his family, friends and colleagues appreciate the thoughts and prayers that have poured in from across the country.” The 29-year-old was also a graduate of California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

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

The 29-year-old from Folsom died of his injuries Friday afternoon, a day after lightning struck several people in Lafayette Park, which is directly across from the White House, Vito Maggiolo, a spokesman for DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services, said at a press conference on Thursday evening. Couple James Mueller, 76, and Donna Mueller, 75, both of Janesville, Wis., died Thursday. Two other people were injured.

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

Brooks grew up in Folsom and graduated from Vista del Lago High School, his family confirmed to KCRA 3 Saturday.

He was a vice president of City National Bank in Los Angeles, according to a release 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. “His sudden loss is devastating to all who knew him and his family, friends and colleagues appreciate the thoughts and prayers that have poured in from across the country.”

Brooks Lambertson

The 29-year-old was also a graduate of California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

About the author

Javed Iqbal

Leave a Comment