White House lightning strike victim ID’d as Brooks Lambertson

IS KCRA 3 NEWS AT 6:00 PM BRITTANY: NEW TONIGHT, WE HAVE 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 WENT TO VISTA DEL LAG GEORGE SPRINGER HIGH SCHOOL IN FOLSO

Folsom native identified as third Washington DC lightning strike victim

One of the three people who died in a Washington, DC, lighting strike this week has been identified by family as Northern California native Brooks Lambertson. The 29-year-old from Folsom died from his injuries on Friday afternoon, a day after the lightning struck several people at Lafayette Park, which sits directly across the street from the White House, Vito Maggiolo, a spokesperson for DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services, said in a news conference Thursday evening. Couple James Mueller, 76, and Donna Mueller, 75, both of Janesville, Wisconsin, died on Thursday. Two other people were injured. | READ MORE | 3 dead, 2 in critical condition after lightning strike near the White HouseBrooks grew up in Folsom and graduated from Vista del Lago High School, his family confirmed to KCRA 3 on Saturday. He was the vice president of City National Bank in Los Angeles, according to a release from the bank. He had been in Washington, DC, for 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 for all who knew him, and his family, friends and colleagues appreciate the thoughts and prayers that have poured in from around 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, lighting strike this week has been identified by family as Northern California native Brooks Lambertson.

The 29-year-old from Folsom died from his injuries on Friday afternoon, a day after the lightning struck several people at Lafayette Park, which sits directly across the street from the White House, Vito Maggiolo, a spokesperson for DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services, said in a news conference Thursday evening. Couple James Mueller, 76, and Donna Mueller, 75, both of Janesville, Wisconsin, died on 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, his family confirmed to KCRA 3 on Saturday.

He was the vice president of City National Bank in Los Angeles, according to a release from the bank. He had been in Washington, DC, for 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 for all who knew him, and his family, friends and colleagues appreciate the thoughts and prayers that have poured in from around the country.”

Brooks Lambertson

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

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