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Second man dies from lightning strike

Second man dies from lightning strike
Posted August 7th, 2014 @ 8:25am by Associated Press

TOWN OF MORGAN, Wis. (AP) _ A second man who was injured in a lightning strike in Oconto County over the weekend has also died.

31-year-old Christopher Wold of Morgan had been hospitalized since the lightning strike Sunday evening. Authorities said Wednesday he has died from his injuries.

Wold was building a treehouse with 27-year-old Brad Cox of the Town of Abrams when lightning struck. Cox was found electrocuted in the tree house and Wold was found on the ground with critical injuries.

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