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Struck by lightning in Georgia, one dies, two injured

July 22, 2013 at 3:37 PM   |   Comments

FAITHVILLE, Ga., July 22 (UPI) -- One man died and two were injured after they were struck by lightning in Faithville, Ga., Monday morning, police said.

The men, described as farmers, were walking home in a rainstorm when they were struck, Capt. Liz Croley of the Decatur County, Ga., Sheriff's Office said.

Mauselio Gomes, 21, died from his injuries. His brother Elmer Gomes, 18, and Domingo Perez, 18, are in stable condition at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital in Bainbridge, Ga., the Tallahassee (Fla.) Democrat reported.

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