Man standing in puddle dies after struck by lightning - KMSP-TV

Man standing in puddle dies after struck by lightning in Sturgeon Lake

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STURGEON LAKE, Minn. (KMSP) -

A 53-year-old man has died after he was struck by lightning in Sturgeon Lake, Minn. on Tuesday.

According to Pine County sheriff's officials, he was standing near a tree in a large puddle of water when both the tree and the man were struck by the lightning bolt.

He was taken to Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake where he died from his injuries. His identity has not been released.

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