Lightning strike kills fisherman at Maryville city reservoir

Marc LaVoie
August 29, 2018 - 7:42 am

Maryville, MO - A man died after being struck by lightning while fishing at the city's reservoir Tuesday afternoon.

The victim is identified as Ryen L. Browning, 35, of Maryville in northwest Missouri.

Browning was standing on the bank of the reservoir when he was struck.

Maryville Public Safety was sent to the lake on Highway 136 around 12:30 p.m.

The Nodaway County Sheriff's Office assisted in the investigation.

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