STURGEON LAKE, Minn. (AP) — A lightning strike has killed a man in eastern Minnesota.
Pine County sheriff’s officials say first responders were called to an address in Sturgeon Lake Monday night. Fifty-three-year-old Michael McGee of Sturgeon Lake had been hit by lightning and was taken to Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake where he later died of his injuries.
WDIO-TV (http://bit.ly/14CYTtu ) reports authorities say the victim was standing in a large pool of water near a tree when the man and the tree were struck by a lightning bolt.
Information from: WDIO-TV, http://www.wdio.com