14NOV

[PARYS] – Man killed when struck by lightening.

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A man, believed to be in his 40s, was killed this afternoon when he was struck by lightning while working on a construction site on a golf course in Parys.

ER24 paramedics, along with the Provincial Services, arrived on the scene and found that man had been moved into a nearby home.

Paramedics assessed the patient and found that he had he showed no signs of life. Nothing more could be done for him and he was declared dead.

A second man who had been with the deceased at the time, and also struck, was assessed and found to have escaped injury.

It is understood that the men were seeking shelter as they were leaving the construction site when they were struck by the lightning.

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