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Deaths From US Lightning Strikes This Year at Highest Since 2010

A pair of fatalities from lightning strikes over the weekend lifted the U.S. death toll from such accidents this year to 29, the most since 2010, the National Weather Service said on Monday. The latest lightning-related deaths occurred in Colorado and Michigan on Friday, the NWS said in a report. With four months left in the year, the 2016 toll has already surpassed last year's 27. Eight people have died from lightning this month, making it the deadliest August since 2007. In July,...

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