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Lightning strike kills man in Pangasinan

DAGUPAN CITY-A man died on Tuesday afternoon after he was hit by lightning in Sual town in Pangasinan province, police said on Wednesday.

Rolando Plaza, 23, who was on a banca (boat) during heavy rain, was helping change a net of a fish cage in Baquioen Bay in Barangay (village) Baquioen when lightning struck at 2:55 p.m. and hit him.

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Police said his companions took him to shore and attempted to revive him but failed.

Plaza was the second lightning victim in Pangasinan in the last four days.

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On May 28, Elvis Ochoco, 30, was hit by lightning while he was pulling weeds in a rice field in the village of Laguit-Centro in Bugallon town.

Ochoco died instantly. RJLA

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