A picturesque day at the beach turned deadly when a powerful lightning bolt violently struck down two people in Mexico. Horrifying video footage captured the unfathomable moment a man and woman met their tragic end under darkening skies in Michoacán.
Onlookers looked on in pure horror as the initial victim was shockingly blasted while packing up an umbrella. But the immense voltage didn’t stop there — the recording shows the electrical current seemed to pulse across the wet sand straight toward another bystander. Both fell lifelessly to the ground as others screamed in panicked disbelief.
According to reports, one died instantly while the other passed while doctors fought vigorously to save them. The spontaneous nature of such a random act of nature is what makes it so petrifying. Expert statis show the odds of being struck at any moment are extremely low.
Yet for these unfortunate souls at the wrong place at the worst time, it was an utterly fleeting moment that stole their lives in the blink of an eye. The gripping cellphone video documenting their unsuspecting demise will surely haunt viewers for years to come. As investigations continue into why lightning chose to lash out so brutally on this day, their families can only wonder why their loved ones had to become victims of such a freak tragedy.