A lightning strike has completely destroyed a mural of George Floyd that was erected in Toledo, according to witnesses.
Footage shows the mural in Toledo, Ohio reduced to rubble – a witness told the local Fire & Rescue Department they had seen lightning hit the building before the collapse.
“A mural honouring George Floyd erected at Summit and Lagrange in Toledo has collapsed,” reported “13 ABC. “According to Toledo Police, witnesses say it was destroyed by a lightning strike. 13abc’s Doppler Radar did show a lightning strike in that block at about 4:30 PM this afternoon.”
It had originally been painted following Floyd’s death last year. A spokesperson for the city said it will work on plans for a new mural, with different locations being explored.