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Lightning kills Georgia teen in Colorado

By Delivrine Registre - bio | email

July 6, 2008

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A Georgia teenager was struck and killed by lightning at a youth camp in Southern Colorado.

16-year-old Landon Dillard of Macon has been at Uplift Mountain for the past four weeks as part of a seven-week program.

Authorities say he was riding bicycles with other campers near Westcliffe when he was hit by lightning.

The other campers weren't injured.

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