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Posted: May 17, 2018
Local | WFTV
Authorities say a 53-year-old woman has died and a man has been hospitalized after being struck by lightning in Florida.
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The Sun Sentinel reports that the fatal strike occurred Wednesday afternoon at C.W. Hendrix Farms in Parkland.
This is the second lightning death of year in Florida, and the third in the U.S.
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The Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department says the man was conscious when he was taken to a hospital in critical condition.
The names of the victims weren't immediately released.
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