Sole survivor of DC lightning strike near White House shares story of recovery

The sole survivor of the lightning strike in Washington, D.C., that killed three people near the White House is speaking out for the first time.

The 28-year-old woman was in Lafayette Square on her birthday, when the lightning struck her and others during a thunderstorm on Aug. 4. Four victims, including Amber Escudero-Kontostathis, suffered critical injuries and were taken to area hospitals.

Donna Mueller, 75, and James Mueller, 76, a couple from Janesville, Wisconsin, and Brooks Lambertson, 29, a Los Angeles bank employee, were identified among the dead, according to authorities.

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