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Lightning bolt kills motorcyclist in Florida




A 45-year-old man was tragically killed after being struck by a bolt of lightning in Florida on Sunday.

It is understood that the man was riding his bike along the Interstate 95 highway when the incident occurred.

Forty-seven people died in lightning strikes in Florida between 2008 and 2017, the highest number in the US by far.

Florida’s hot and humid climate is prone to severe thunderstorms and other extreme weather events.

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