Hospital officials say the condition of a 12-year-old boy struck by lightning on a Duluth golf course has improved. The boy was identified by Duluth police Monday as Nathan Burke. Police say he was critically injured when he was hit by lightning at the Enger Park Golf Course on Sunday afternoon as a thunderstorm went over the city.
A 51-year-old man and his 4-year-old daughter were hospitalized Sunday afternoon after being hit by lightning in northern Minnesota, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.
A 53-year-old man is dead after being struck by lightning in Sturgeon Lake, Minn. Monday, according to the Pine County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities say eight people have been injured after lightning struck a Lake Superior beach area in northeastern Minnesota. Duluth Assistant Fire Chief Jarry Keppers says a 9-year-old boy is in “very serious” condition and at least three adults are also seriously hurt. They have been taken to hospitals.
Authorities say a home in Maple Grove is a total loss after a fire early Tuesday morning.
Two Twin Cities families had their homes struck by lightning Saturday. The Ruffin family of New Hope heard a loud boom during Saturday morning’s storm, but didn’t realize the noise was that of a lightning strike on their roof.
A home near Hudson, Wis. was just one of several houses struck by lightning during Saturday’s storms.
Lightning struck two separate Oakdale homes on Saturday, sparking fires in both.
A teenager jogging along a parkway in Duluth was hit by lightning when a storm rolled through northeastern Minnesota late yesterday afternoon.