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Arkansas man working in yard dies after hit by lightning

July 8, 2018

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a 67-year-old Arkansas man has died after being struck by lightning while doing yard work at his home.

Pope County officials say Al Frazier of Russellville was hit by lightning Friday afternoon.

Authorities say Frazier was transported to a hospital in Russellville, where he died.

The National Weather Service says the Russellville area on Friday had cloudy weather with temperatures in the 90s and received about one-quarter of an inch of rain.

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