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9-Year-Old Struck By Lightning Sitting On Couch

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (CBS Atlanta) – A 9-year-old boy said he was struck by lightning and thrown off the couch. Deandre Connell said he was doing his homework Monday evening when a bolt of lightning […]


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Lightning Hits Worker and Causes House Fires

ATLANTA – A maintenance man working on a roof at Atlanta’s downtown Marriott Marquis Hotel,  on Peachtree Center Avenue,  was struck by lightning when a heavy storm moved through the city Thursday afternoon.   The man […]


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Lightning Hits Emergency Tower In Rockdale County

ROCKDALE COUNTY – (WAOK/AJC)  Storms late Tuesday,  produced dangerous lightning that may have sparked a house fire,   and hit a cell tower in Rockdale County.     Fire investigators who fought a fire in a one story ranch,  that […]