Man dies, wife injured in lightning strike on Colorado peak

DENVER — A Denver man has died after being struck by lightning whereas mountaineering on a Colorado peak.

The Denver Post critiques the 36-year-old man died whereas his 37-year-old wife sustained non-life threatening accidents Sunday on Bear Peak.

Officials did not launch their names.

Officials say a reputation was made to 911 spherical 1 p.m. notifying authorities the particular person was unconscious and by no means, respiration and passerby had begun CPR.

Rescue personnel arrived and positioned the injured couple a few quarter-mile up from the Bear Creek trailhead 37 miles northwest of Denver.

Officials say the particular person was airlifted to a hospital, the place he was later pronounced ineffective.

Authorities say a preliminary investigation on the scene immediate the particular person acquired a direct lightning strike to his larger physique.

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