Lightning strike kills 1, injures other in Menomonie

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MENOMONIE, Wisc. (WLAX) — A lightning strike in Dunn County Tuesday morning left one man dead and another injured.

The two men were part of a crew working on a pole shed construction site in Menomonie, according to the Dunn County Sheriff’s Department. When deputies arrived at the scene, they found a 20-year-old man suffering from serious injuries and a 60-year-old man not breathing.

The 60-year-old man was unable to be revived and was pronounced dead at the scene. The 20-year-old was taken to a nearby hospital. No names are being released at this time.

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