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East Texan struck by lightning

HENDERSON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A city official has confirmed that a person in his twenties was been struck by lightning at a private residence in the city of Star Harbor around 2:30 Monday afternoon.

Euvaldo Dominguez was standing between two trees near water when the lightning struck through one tree, then striking him.

Todd Gilmore of the Star Harbor Police Department says Dominguez was knocked unconscious and stopped breathing. Gilmore also says the victim had a burn spot on his clothing.

The victim has been transported to the Burn Unit at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, and is listed in critical condition.

Dominguez and his brother were working on a crew for the McKee Tree Service of Mabank.

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