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Teen hiker from Tempe dead after being struck by lightning

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A 17-year-old hiker from Tempe was struck by lightning on Humphrey’s Peak Wednesday and is dead.

The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office released his identity as Wade Young, from Tempe, Arizona.

Two other males, 17 and 18, were taken to Flagstaff Medical Center. Their injuries are presumed to be from their proximity to the lightning strike.

Both were conscious and walking when emergency responders arrived.

There is no more information available at this time.

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