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Authorities I-D man killed by lightning

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Aug 29, 2013 at 5:20 am

MOOSE LAKE, Minn. (AP) 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.

McGee was standing in a large pool of water near a tree when he and the tree were struck by a lightning bolt.

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