TAGKAWAYAN, Quezon – Lightening struck a fishing boat off the coast of Quezon Province killing one and injuring three others.
The incident happened off the coast of Barangay Sabang after a fisherman saw the accident after it happened. Killed was 49-year-old Rogelio Antienza while his three helpers were injured after being thrown off the boat from the impact of the lightening strike.
The strike hit the front portion of the boat causing severe damage to the boat itself – the incident happened at around 1 p.m. in the afternoon.
Antienza was sitting at the part of the boat where the lightening hit – the other three members on-board were all from the same village and all were found in good condition.