Loved ones of Nick Fagnano gathered on the sand at 2:30 p.m. – the moment he was struck by lightning one year ago.
A San Fernando Valley couple whose son was killed in a lightning strike near Venice Beach pier last summer was on hand as his former high school baseball team honored him during its alumni game on Saturday.
“We need paramedics!” one woman screamed into the phone.
The mother of 20-year-old USC student Nick Fagnano, who passed away Sunday after being struck by lightning at Venice Beach, has written a touching obituary for her son.
Nick Fagnano was one of 13 people at the beach who were struck by lightning, including a part-time lifeguard who remains hospitalized. Fagnano was the only one who died from his injuries.
The man who was critically injured by a lightning strike over the weekend was “making a good recovery” Tuesday, according to an official.
Nick Fagnano, 20, was in the water with friends Sunday when he was hit, according to the L.A. County Coroner’s Office.
Beachgoers along the Venice Boardwalk were in a somber mood Monday in the wake of a lightning strike that killed a 20-year-old man and injured a dozen more the day before.