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Southeast Kansas man dies after lightning strike.

July 10, 2012


— A 68-year-old southeast Kansas man has died after being struck by lightning.

Coffey County Sheriff Randy Rogers says in a news release that Ronald Nicholas was attending a family gathering in the rural Waverly area when he was hit by lightning.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the death occurred Saturday night. Rogers says Nicholas was pronounced dead at the scene.


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