Associated Press, Published August 28 2013
Lightning strike kills man in MinnesotaSTURGEON LAKE, Minn. — A lightning strike has killed a man in eastern Minnesota.
Pine County sheriff's officials say first responders were called to an address in Sturgeon Lake Monday night. Fifty-three-year-old Michael McGee of Sturgeon Lake had been hit by lightning and was taken to Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake where he later died of his injuries.
WDIO-TV reports authorities say the victim was standing in a large pool of water near a tree when the man and the tree were struck by a lightning bolt.
Information from: WDIO-TV, http://www.wdio.com
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