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Authorities: Florida Man Struck By Lightning, Dies

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(Source: AP)

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SEMINOLE (CBSMiami/AP) — A southwest Florida man died after he was apparently struck by lightning, according to authorities.

Pinellas County sheriff’s officials said they were called to a construction site Wednesday afternoon and found the victim lying face down on the ground. Officials said preliminary results show he was struck by lightning.

The victim was not identified.

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