Missouri man struck, killed by lightning while fishing

Posted: 4:57 PM, Aug 28, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-28 21:57:52Z

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A 35-year-old Maryville, Missouri man died Tuesday afternoon after he was struck and killed by lightning while fishing.

Maryville Public Safety officers were dispatched around 12:30 to the City Reservoir on a 9-1-1 call.

When they arrived, they located Ryen Browning dead on the scene.

An initial investigation indicated that Browning was fishing from the bank when he was struck by lightning.