Thiruvananthapuram: A 45-year-old man was killed when lightning struck him while he was taking a stroll on the Shanghumugham beach on Wednesday evening. The police identified him as Pramod Thapa, Junior Warrant Officer, Indian Air Force. He is a resident of Assam. Mr. Thapa was station at the IAF’s Forward Base Supply Unit here. The body will be handed over to the IAF after post-mortem examination on Thursday.