Brett Fasso from Byron Bay Board Riders’ Club was holding a junior board riders contest 100 metres from where the man was struck when the storm started and told the ABC he experienced a similar series of events. “It was just like a really strong, radical front. There was lightning.
Fasso had packed up and left the beach when he heard the gigantic lightning bold strike. “I can’t categorically state that [was the bolt that hit the man], but it was loud and really lit up the sky where we were,” he said. “We didn’t expect anything [as] dramatic as someone struck by lightning.
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