News Flash Home
The original item was published from 7/20/2018 11:23:00 AM to 7/20/2020 12:05:01 AM.

News Flash

Sheriff Media Releases

Posted on: July 20, 2018

[ARCHIVED] UPDATED: Woman believed to be struck by lightning at Country Thunder

KSD logo

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an incident where a Country Thunder attendee appears to have been struck by lightning. The identity of the victim is unknown at this time.

On 07-20-18 at approximately 12:36 a.m., the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department responded to the campground on a report of an individual who was believed to have been struck by lightning.

The subject is a white female with an approximate age of 18-22. She is described as having a small build and brown hair. She was wearing a dark T-shirt, dark jean shorts, and brown cowboy boots. The female was unconscious and had no identification on her.

The woman was seriously injured and was transported to Northern Illinois Medical Center for treatment.

At the time of this release no missing person report matching the female has been reported. If anyone has any information please contact the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department.

UPDATE:

The victim has been identified as a 22-year-old Brittney N. Prehn. She is a resident from Illinois.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Sheriff Media Releases

KSD logo

Driver killed in Somers crash

Posted on: June 2, 2022
KSD logo

Somers shooting under investigation

Posted on: February 9, 2022
KSD logo

UPDATED: Driver killed in Somers crash

Posted on: January 1, 2022
KSD logo

Driver killed in Highway 31 crash

Posted on: November 27, 2021
KSD logo

A thank-you message from Sheriff Beth

Posted on: November 24, 2021

2 arrested in incident on Courthouse steps

Posted on: November 17, 2021