Stefanie Wiedenroth was preparing for work at Darren Major’s farm in Muntadgin when a ‘freak’ bolt of lightning killed her.
Speaking to ABC News, Mr Major said that there had been no stormy skies above them before the lightning hit, and it was a ‘normal day out in the Wheatbelt.’
He described the lightning as being similar to a bomb going off, and said that three other people and some nearby sheep were knocked to the ground by the force of the lightning.
Ms Wiedenroth’s family stayed at the farm for about a week after the accident.
“I actually took them out to the site where the accident took place and I think they had some closure on what happened. They left Australia knowing that it was a freak accident and something no one could predict,” Mr Major said.
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