Kansas Man Dies After Lightning Strike

By: AP, Posted by Chris Fisher
By: AP, Posted by Chris Fisher

COFFEYVILLE, Kan. (AP) _ 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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