Lightning Strike Kills Woman on Belleair Beach
Pinellas Sheriff's officials say a Brandon mother was killed by an apparent lightning strike on Belleair Beach Tuesday. Phyllis Kalinowski is the fifth person killed by a lightning strike across the country this year, and the first in Florida.
BELLEAIR BEACH - Pinellas sheriff's deputies were investigating the death of a 51-year-old Brandon woman who apparently died from a lightning strike while at the beach Tuesday evening. Pinellas sheriff's officials said Phyllis Kalinowski had been at the beach all day with a friend.