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Lightning strikes 18 year old

FORREST COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - An 18-year-old south Forrest County man is in stable condition at Forrest General after being struck by lightning Thursday.

Officials said he was leaning against a pole when lightning struck his house in Carnes.

He was airlifted to the hospital; early reports suggest his injuries are not life threatening.

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