George Floyd Mural in Ohio Crumbles After Lightning Strikes

By Cassandra Fairbanks

A George Floyd mural in Ohio crumbled following a lightning strike in Toledo on Tuesday.

Only the portion of the wall that previously featured Floyd’s face appeared to be damaged.

Witnesses told police that the street art was struck by lightning, which was confirmed by ABC 13’s doppler radar.

The weather was sunny and mild, according to the weather reports. It was around 73 degrees with scattered clouds.

ABC 13 reports that “the mural was painted nearly one year to the date of its collapse in July 2020. Groups have held memorial services for Floyd in front of the mural, including on the one-year anniversary of his death at the hands of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.”

Naturally, the news sparked countless commentators stating that it was an “act of God.”

Many quoted scripture, specifically Deuteronomy 5:6-9, which states “I am the Lord your God … You shall have no other gods before Me. You shall not make for yourself an idol, or any likeness of what is in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the water under the earth. You shall not worship them or serve them.”

Others joked about how it is yet another building destroyed in connection with Floyd, referencing the violent riots and chaos across the nation during the summer of 2020.

It is currently unclear if another mural will be placed in the area to replace the one that was destroyed.

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55 responses to “George Floyd Mural in Ohio Crumbles After Lightning Strikes”

  1. Wolv256 says:

    George Floyd was a fartface

  2. BigJoe77 says:

    I live very close to Toledo. on the 13th we had scattered thunderstorms all day. There was definitely lightning out.

  3. TexanAmerican says:

    We need more lightning strikes…. there are literally thousands of shitty Floyd murals all around the world… ugh. Fucking stupid humans gawww!!!

  4. Wolv256 says:

    In yo’ face, blacks!

    … … … too far?

  5. DeafBabydwiver says:

    This does not bode well. I would be 100% in if this was like one of two Murals done. But still it’s a good sign either way. If we get another in a week well… then.

  6. Growler says:

    Derrik Chauvin was convicted on April 20 ( Hiltlers Birthday ) now this. This seems to be fate.

  7. Willy_Walton says:

    Thank you Lord!

  8. cutter says:

    More “lightning violence.” Tragic. As if that poor innocent wall hadn’t already suffered enough.

    “Although the lightning bolt was known to associate with a number of religious extremists, police say its motive remains unknown.”

  9. TheDoc says:

    God does exist…Holy Jesus fuck

  10. DanielBrownlee says:

    Dang it’s strange seeing cass and Tim reporting on my home town.
    Great article cass

  11. Cola says:

    I’ll take this as God Nope’ing wokeness.

  12. Supercharged06 says:

    Lightning was clearly created by far right extremists

  13. Borkocalpse says:

    Lightning for president!

  14. ccuster says:

    I strongly suspect the Q crowd will claim this.

    If this was an actual lightning strike then it was a miracle that it happened. There is a large metal pole right in front of that mural.

    Well played, God.

  15. says:

    Haha…That was all the mobs cue to come rob the building from the hole the lightning made

  16. John_Beart says:

    OMG! Lol. I love this strange weird wacky world.. whats next. Lol

  17. Skunkboyy says:

    I am surprised the left is not blaming this on far right extremists.

  18. MadManTV says:

    Respect the lightning gods

  19. Fehlany says:

    God has left the chat
    *mic drop*

  20. Anakinsolo66 says:


  21. Smoke says:

    Lol man I’m not religious but that’s pretty strong evidence of god to me

  22. IntegratedCrazy says:

    Only in America is there a mural of a overdosed crackhead. Why have our people become so god damn retarded?!

  23. Dcl724 says:

    God is like “How many times do I have to tell you to stay the hell down”.

  24. NathanTheDestroyer says:

    ⚡️Zeus?? That you bro?

  25. JohnKrstyenIV says:

    Sign that God himself disagrees with BLM

  26. SermonFapple says:

    That some Devine intervention of some sort if I ever seen it. Or, at least supernatural shenanigans.

  27. Fallout says:

    Me: Hey boys.. You know how I believe in God right? ** shows kids the headline and pic **
    Kids: *start laughing *
    Me: It’s because of shit like this!! Lol

    • USAFgunner says:

      God is a racist, George Floyd was such a good boy, he was about to quit using drugs and go to college. LOL When this country martyrs. a criminal but won’t respect our nations dead, then we are a broken society. Like Tim says it’s not counter culture or punk if the corporations and government are on your side. Why they are siding with terrorists and savages? I’ll never know!

  28. jwschwalb says:

    I think I’m going to start going back to church.

  29. Dustinicus says:

    The article said floyd died at the hands of chauvin, wasnt there a defense witnesses that said he had a lethal dose of fentanyl in his system? Other than that, it’s a decent article.

  30. Deutscher says:

    GOD = BRO ☝🏼🤫

  31. Jcornman24 says:

    This is the quality reporting I signed up for

  32. ConCon6612 says:

    Thats cosmic justice right there

  33. DTOM_Eric says:

    It’s lightning, not lightening…

  34. TotallyNotACop says:


  35. Mentok302 says:

    Thou shalt not worship false Billy Idols……….or in this case I suppose it would be a false Stephen Jackson. Momma’s cookin’ at it’s finest!

  36. Talonderiel says:

    The Lord speaks! … that’s awesome. Next up, the statues. Lol

  37. Nyarlethotep says:


  38. CilantroParsley says:

    Maybe the universe is trying to tell us something ? 🤔 I mean what are the odds ?

  39. Roseofsharron says:

    That’s hilarious! God, strikes again!

  40. SuperTired says:

    What are the actual odds

    • MeltedCheese says:

      I mean considering the number of memorials that have been created over the years, and the frequency of lightning strikes throughout the US in a year the odds of one hitting a memorial is ranging just past probable. The likelihood that the memorial would be destroyed completely lowers those odds and the fact that it only destroyed the specific painting and nothing else greatly lowers the odds beyond improbable… my best guess is that Floyd is actually a Greek God who saw Disney’s Hercules and was attempting to speak through the mural, he didn’t know how Godly he was and accidentally destroyed it… give him a couple more tries he might figure it out next time.

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  42. Robert says:

    And nothing of value was lost.