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Lightning Kills 10-Year-Old Boy

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

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June 11, 2009

Indianapolis police say a 10-year-old boy was killed by lightning at a campground while he and his father walked to their car to seek shelter from a thunderstorm.

Jeremiah Miller was pronounced dead early Thursday at a hospital
after paramedics tried to revive him.

Police say the boy and his 26-year-old father, Jeremy Miller,
were camping at Mike's Southport Fishing Lakes on the city's south
side. The boy was struck by lighting about 3:30 a.m. during a
thunderstorm that also swamped the area with more than 2 inches of
rain.


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