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Lightning kills KZN man

According to police, a motorist driving on the R102 found the 30-year-old man lying on the pavement and called paramedics.

FILE: Picture: Pixabay.com.

JOHANNESBURG - A man has been killed after being struck by lightning during a storm in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.

According to police, a motorist driving on the R102 found the 30-year-old man lying on the pavement and called paramedics.

The police’s Thulani Zwane says the man has not yet been identified.

“We received a call about a person who had been struck by lightning in the Verulam area. An inquest was opened, and the matter is still under investigation.”

Rainy weather is expected to persist in parts of KZN for most of the day.

(Edited by Zamangwane Shange)

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