Friday, July 29, 2005

What is God trying to tell the Boy Scouts?

Calif. Lightning Strike Kills Scout Leader

By JULIANA BARBASSA

FRESNO, Calif. - Lightning struck a group of Boy Scouts taking shelter from a summer storm, killing the troop leader injuring a 13-year-old scout, officials said.

At least one of the injured was kept alive only because the troop managed to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation for an hour after Thursday's strike in Sequoia National Park, park ranger Alex Picavet said Friday.

"That's amazing," she said. "It's very difficult. It's probably because of their Boy Scout training."

The death come just days after four men were electrocuted while putting up a tent at the National Scout Jamboree in Virginia.

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