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2nd man succumbs to injuries from lightning strike

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TOWN OF MORGAN, Wis. -- A second man who was injured in a lightning strike in Oconto County over the weekend has also died.

A Press-Gazette Media report says 31-year-old Christopher Wold had been hospitalized since the lightning strike Sunday evening. Authorities said Wednesday he has died from his injuries.

Wold, of Morgan, was building a treehouse with 27-year-old Brad Cox, of the Town of Abrams when lightning struck. Cox was found electrocuted in the tree house and Wold was found on the ground with critical injuries.

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