Skooter reporting 07/09/12
A freak incident happened when a New York woman was struck by lightning while visiting the New Jersey shore. The 48-year-old Indira Tursunova of New City in Rockland County died Sunday at a hospital, several hours after she was hit while walking on a sea wall in Monmouth Beach, Asbury Park Press reported
The victim was at a beach in the Monmouth County community with several relatives and friends when a strong, sweeping storm blew through the area. She was about 20 feet behind the others in her group when she was struck by lightning.
A nearby Monmouth Beach police officer saw what happened and tried along with others to revive Tursunova before she was brought to the hospital.