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Hiker killed in lightning strike

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Rebecca Teilhet, 42, of Yellow Springs was killed Friday by a lightning strike while hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park with her husband, local potter Justin Teilhet, and a friend. The death was the first of two lightning-caused deaths in the park this weekend, according to a report by the Denver Post. The News will report more details at a later time.

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2 Responses to “Hiker killed in lightning strike”

  1. Corey Slavitt says:

    From across the miles, our hearts are with Becky’s family. Her kindness and good humor reached far and wide, and made a huge difference for me personally while far away from our Yellow Springs home. Thank you Becky! Wishing peace of mind and heart to Justin and family.

  2. Eric Specht says:

    I cannot properly convey the depth of emotion I feel for the whole family right now. May the love and empathy of the Yellow Springs community be shown to Justin, his son and Rebecca’s family.

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Hiker killed in lightning strike

by YS News Staff