Man Struck by Lightning 3 times, Then His Gravestone Was Struck

    During his lifetime, a man named Walter Summerford was struck by lightning three times. After his death, his gravestone was also struck.

    It's fairly rare to be hit by lightning at all during one's lifetime, which rolls in at a 1 in 3,000 chance of happening in the United States.

    However, one man was struck three times whilst he was alive. Not only that, but 4 years after his death, his gravestone was also hit by a lightning strike. Major Walter Summerford, a sportsman, survived the strikes.

    Summerford's story joins other remarkable and surprising lightning strike cases.

    One other such case was Roy Sullivan, a U.S. park ranger in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, who still holds the Guinness World Record for being struck seven times before he died in 1983.

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