Paul A. Nikas, Chief of Police
15 Elm St.
Ipswich, MA 01938
For Immediate Release
Monday, September 8, 2014
Contact: John Guilfoil
Update Saturday’s Lightning Strike in Ipswich
IPSWICH – Acting Police Chief Jonathan Hubbard announces that one of the women struck by lightning on Saturday at Crane Beach has sadly passed away.
Marguerite Tomany, age 61, of North Grosvenor Dale, Conn., died as a result of injuries suffered in the lightning strike. The second victim, a 69-year-old woman from Concord, Mass. remains in critical condition at Massachusetts General Hospital.