|Lightning strike leaves SW Ohio boy brain-damaged|
|Written by Associated Press|
|Wednesday, 11 September 2013 09:42|
CINCINNATI (AP) — A 13-year-old southwest Ohio boy seriously hurt by a lightning strike at an Indiana summer camp in June is breathing on his own but hasn't been able to speak or move without help.
Ethan Kadish's parents and his doctors at a Cincinnati hospital say the jolt stopped his heart, leading to brain damage. His recovery is moving slowly, and doctors say they're not sure about his prognosis or how long he'll need care.
The Loveland teen, a 9-year-old girl and a 9-year-old boy were injured June 29 at Goldman Union Camp Institute in suburban Indianapolis. Kadish was teaching other children a Frisbee game when lightning struck on what had been a mostly sunny day.
The other injured children were hurt less severely. They were treated at a hospital and released.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Front Page Stories
|Perrysburg Twp. Man Sentenced to 22 Years for Rape
07/24/2014 | Sentinel-Tribune Staff
A Perrysburg Township man was senteced to more than 22 years in prison after being found guilty Thur [ ... ]
|Vigil set for BGSU student|
07/24/2014 | Associated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) — A vigil for a Bowling Green State University student who was found dead in Lorain [ ... ]