According to the Daily Mail, Rosangela Biavati a 36-year-old married mother of one, died instantly when she was hit by the bolt of electricity during a trip to Guaruja, a popular seaside resort on the coast of Sao Paulo.
The first photograph (below)s hows the victim heading towards the water with outstretched arms as she warns her 11-year-old son to get out of the sea because of the gathering storm overhead. The next image captures the electrical discharge streaking down.continue...
Three men, including the victim’s husband who is wearing white swimming trucks, drag her lifeless body onto the beach.
According to Rosângela’s husband, his wife had gone to tell his son and nephews, who were swimming in the sea, to get out because of the bad weather.
As she stepped into the water she was hit by a single bolt of lightning.
‘The next minute my wife was lying on the floor. I received a mild shock,’ said a distraught Leandro Lopes Santos.
According to the Biavati, another sister who was standing near to Roseangela when the lightning struck received a black eye.
‘We are in a state of shock. My brother-in-law is devastated by the sudden death of his wife. We can’t believe how it happened – it could have been any one of us,’ the victim’s brother said.
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