East Texas Man, 60, Dies When Hit by Lightning

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

NACOGDOCHES, Texas - Investigators say an East Texas man has died after apparently being struck by lightning while outside his home.

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday identified the victim as 60-year-old Hank Wiederhold of Nacogdoches.

Sheriff Jason Bridges says Widerhold's body was discovered last Friday in his backyard near a tree. The victim had a burn mark on his midsection

Witnesses reported hearing a loud boom prior to Wiederhold being found dead.


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