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Nine Hurt, Dog Killed in Lightning Strike PDF Print
Written by Steve Frank   
Monday, 11 April 2011 06:15

The powerful thunderstorms that roared across the area Saturday night not only started a fires and contributed to wrecks, but lightning injured nine people in Burke County. The nine people were struck and a dog was killed by lightning at a dog show in Morganton. The lightning strike happened around 6 p.m. at the Burke County Fairgrounds, and paramedics said they transported seven people to Grace Hospital. There was an American Dog Breeders Association show this weekend at the fairgrounds.

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