Elderly woman and man visiting DC from Wisconsin have died after being hit by lightning

BREAKING: Elderly woman, 75, and man, 76, visiting DC from Wisconsin have died after being hit by lightning while sightseeing near the White House: Two others remain in hospital

Two elderly people hospitalized on Thursday after being critically injured by a lightening strike while sight seeing at Lafayette Square near the White House, have died. 

Donna Mueller, 75, and James Mueller, 76, were visiting DC from Wisconsin when lightening struck them near a tree along with two others, according to The Washington Post. 

The other two have yet to be identified. 

 This is a developing story.

Officers of the U.S. Secret Service and U.S. Park Police, which have a regular presence in the square, went to the assistance of the victims immediately

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk

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