Kathlyn Friend, 67, a Richmond attorney struck by lightning Thursday night, died Saturday afternoon at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital.
Woody Friend said his sister died after being removed from life support. She had been in critical condition since being injured.
Kathlyn Friend was struck about 6:30 p.m. Thursday while she was installing a watering system for cattle on a farm she owned in southern Jessamine County. Woody Friend said his sister and her son, who was helping her, had one section of pipe left to put in place she was struck.
Kathlyn Friend, a longtime attorney, ran for a seat on the Kentucky Court of Appeals in 1983 and 1991 but was defeated both times by Paul D. Gudgel of Lexington.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Betts and West Funeral Home in Nicholasville.
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