LARGO, Fla. (WFLA) – A man was hit and killed by a lightning strike in Largo on Friday morning.
A Largo Police Department spokesperson says it happened in the area of Sandpiper Drive and Egret Drive.
Police responded to this location at 11:32 a.m.
Police say resident Jay Freres, age 81, was out for a walk when a storm came up. He was walking alone when the incident occurred.
The investigation is still active.
Largo Fire Rescue also responded to the scene.
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