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Boy burned by lightning strike


RIB MOUNTAIN (WKOW) -- Marathon County investigators say an 8-year-old boy was struck by lightning Wednesday night.

According to our affiliate, WAOW-TV, the sheriff's department says it happened north of Edgar.  Officials say the boy was originally taken to Aspirus Hospital in Wausau for treatment and then transferred to a hospital in Madison.

As of Thursday morning, there is no word on the boy's condition.

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