Man killed by lightning strike while fishing identified

WEST CHESTER, OH (FOX19) - A man who died in West Chester after being struck by lightning has been identified.

Police officers were called to the 9000 block of Allen Road just before 3:30 a.m. on Sunday.

Officers found Donnell Russell, 40, unresponsive. Police say he had been fishing when he was struck by lightning.

The man's friend called for help, but attempts to resuscitate Russell were unsuccessful. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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