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Roofing Worker Struck By Lightning In Houston

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A man has been struck by lightning while working on a roof in Houston.

Harris County sheriff’s officials say storm clouds rolled into the area about 9 a.m. Sunday morning.

They say workers were clearing materials off the roof when the man was struck.

Authorities say his co-workers brought him to the ground and performed CPR before Harris County deputies and an ambulance arrived.

The 30-year-old man was taken to the hospital, where his condition is not known.

The man’s name was not immediately released.

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