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Cal Poly graduate killed by lightning strike 

Brooks Lambertson

Brooks Lambertson was identified as the third victim of the Aug. 4 lightning strike in Washington, D.C.

Brooks Lambertson among three killed by lightning strike in Washington, D.C.

– The family and employer of Brooks Lambertson, 29, have identified him as the third victim of the lightning strike that occurred in Washington, D.C. the evening of Aug. 4.

“Brooks was an incredible young man who will be remembered for his generosity, kindness and unwavering positivity,” says City National Bank in a news release.

“His sudden loss is devastating for all who knew him, and his family, friends and colleagues appreciate the thoughts and prayers that have poured in from around the country.”

Brooks was a vice president at City National Bank, managing sponsorships for the company. He was in Washington, D.C. for business.

Brooks lived in downtown Los Angeles and was an avid sports fan. Prior to joining City National, he was the manager of partnership marketing for the Los Angeles Clippers.

He graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in recreation, parks and tourism administration and a concentration in sports management.

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