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One dead, two injured in south Ga. lightning strike

2:26 PM, Jul 22, 2013   |    comments
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BAINBRIDGE, Ga. -- Sheriff's officials in south Georgia say a lightning strike has killed a man and left two others injured.

Decatur County Sheriff's officials say 21-year-old Mauselio Gomez died when he was struck by lightning Monday morning. Authorities say his 18-year-old brother and a co-worker were both injured. The extent of their injuries was not immediately clear.

WALB-TV reports the men were farm workers and were struck by lightning as they were walking along a road in Bainbridge.

Bainbridge is about 40 miles northwest of Tallahassee, Fla.

Associated Press

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