FL man killed by lightning strike

Image courtesy WPTV

BOYNTON BEACH, FL (WFLA) – A man died after he was struck by Lightning in Boynton Beach Friday.

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WPTV reported that the incident happened on North Palm Drive.

Joseph Bechelet, 23, was working on a motorcycle battery when the storm rolled into the area. He was holding a screwdriver just moments before the lightning strike.

First responders performed CPR on the victim. He was taken to an area hospital where he later was pronounced dead.

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Read more about the fatal lightning strike here


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