Aug 28, 2013 at 6:50 am
STURGEON 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. A 53-year-old man had been hit by lightning and was taken to Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake where he later died of his injuries.
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.
Temp: 39°F (4°C)
Wind: 7mph NW
Wind Chill: 34°F