Lightning strikes Touchdown Jesus statue

Jesus statue fireCharred remnants remained this morning, June 15, of the large Jesus statue iconic to Interstate 75 in Monroe Ohio that was destroyed following an apparent lightning strike during a thunderstorm late Monday night.

The Lawrence Bishop Music Theater at Solid Rock Church on Union Road endured smoke damage, according to officials. Damages to the King of Kings statue and the theater were estimated to be around $700,000, said Monroe Fire Chief Mark Neu.

No one was injured in the blaze.

Touchdown Jesus
Touchdown Jesus before the hit

No one except Touchdown Jesus!


Thanks Chris W