WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. — New 911 calls have been launched after lightning struck a mom, her younger daughter and their household canine at a Winter Springs park this week.
Tragically, the mom was killed, in keeping with a report from FOX 35 Orlando.
Police stated Nicole Tedesco died Thursday night time. Her daughter, 10-year-old Ava Tedesco, was transported to Arnold Palmer Hospital, the place she has since been handled and launched. The household’s canine was additionally struck by lightning and survived.
Tedesco was ready exterior for college dismissal along with her two daughters when a storm rolled in. Officers say lightning struck a tree that the household was standing close to.
“We received a lightning strike. I truly felt it. Two individuals are down,” one 911 caller stated.
“We had a lightning strike at Trotwood Park! Now we have some youngsters down on the bottom!” one other panicked caller informed dispatch.
Nicole Tedesco handed away. Her daughter Ava was taken to the hospital however has since been launched and is recovering at house. One other girl was additionally injured by the lightning strike.
The lady’s husband, Andrew Tedesco, is a police officer at Orlando Sanford Worldwide Airport. The airport created a GoFundMe account to assist the officer in elevating his two daughters.
In the meantime, the neighborhood is coming collectively to point out the household their love, making a makeshift memorial at Trotwood Park.