Lightning kills a St. Louis County man

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) -- A St. Louis County man walking on the street died when he was struck by lightning, police said.

Donald Weeks, 25, was walking to work about 2:15 p.m. Monday in Florissant when he was struck. Meeks worked at a car wash nearby.

Witnesses saw a bright flash of lightning followed by a loud blast.

It was the second lightning death in the St. Louis area this year. In April, a man was killed by lightning in University City.

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