Lightning strikes in Colorado park kill 2 people in 2 days
By Ralph Ellis, CNN
updated 4:46 AM EDT, Sun July 13, 2014
(CNN) -- Lightning strikes killed two people in two days in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, said Kyle Patterson, public information officer at the park.
Both strikes hit the people on trails off Trail Ridge Road at elevations of 10,829 and 11,400 feet, Patterson said.
On Saturday afternoon, lightning hit four people near Rainbow Curve trail, he said. They were taken by ambulance to Estes Park Medical Center where one man died, he said. The man was not identified.
On Friday, lightning hit eight people on the Ute Crossing Trail, about 500 feet from the trailhead, Patterson said.
A clear case of Global Warming...:apologetic: