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Man, 22, dead, father injured in Texas lightning strike

Feb. 7, 2018 at 11:48 p.m.

Authorities say a man has died and his father was injured during an apparent lightning strike as the two were repairing a cattle fence.

The Hardin County Sheriff's Office said the deadly incident happened Tuesday in the community of Honey Island.

Sheriff Mark Davis said Sebastian Ramos, 22, of Honey Island was pronounced dead at a Beaumont hospital.

The sheriff said the man's father, 57, was transported to the hospital for treatment of burns.



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