Man Killed When Struck by Lightning While Fishing at Shelbyville


Published on May 26 2013 9:47 pm
Last Updated on July 14 2013 12:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

A Mokena man was killed when struck by lightning while fishing at Shelbyville Sunday.

Shelby County Coroner Brian Green said 29-year-old Jonathan Olisio was struck by lightning at 3:50pm while fishing with friends at Shelbyville near Lake Shelbyville Dam on the Kaskaskia River.

Olisio was pronounced dead at 4:15pm at Shelby Memorial Hospital in Shelbyville. 

Green said no one else was injured in the incident.