A motorcyclist in Colorado was struck by lightning while he was riding on the freeway from Denver to Boulder. He died, but, according to the Associated Press, it's not known if the cause of death was the lightning, the resulting collision with the center divider, or, ummm "something else." Link (Thanks, Mark Pescovitz!)
David Pescovitz is Boing Boing's co-editor/managing partner. He's also a research director at Institute for the Future. On Instagram, he's @pesco.