Utility worker struck by lightning this weekend has died

July 3, 2012 1:22:21 PM PDT
We have a sad update about a local volunteer firefighter who was struck by lightning this past weekend.

CenterPoint Energy confirmed Tuesday the man has died. He was working as a contractor for CenterPoint installing a utility pole in east Harris County Saturday when lightning struck him in the head. His co-workers started CPR and paramedics did eventually revive him.

The Medical Examiner's office has identified the victim as 33-year-old John Henry Jansevanrensburg. He had been with the Angleton Fire Department for more than two years.


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