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Migrant worker struck by lightning

July 7, 2004

Turner County- Wednesday afternoon storms brought deadly lightning to South Georgia today.

Lightning killed a migrant worker in a watermelon field in Coverdale in south Turner County.

The 41-year-old man was rushed to Tift Regional Hospital, but died there. Another worker was also hurt, but he was been treated and released from Tift Regional.

posted at 11:07 p.m. by brannon.stewart@walb.com

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