Police officer struck by lightning while helping Joplin victims - KMOV.com

Police officer struck by lightning while helping Joplin victims dies

Posted: Updated:
By KMOV Web Producer By KMOV Web Producer

(KMOV) –- A police officer is the latest victim killed by the storms that leveled much of Joplin, Missouri.

Officer Jeff Taylor was helping tornado victims when lightning hit him.

The 31-year-old with Riverside, Missouri police had volunteered to go to Joplin.

Powered by Frankly