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Wichita man hospitalized after lightning strike

A man who was struck by lightning Thursday night in east Wichita is being treated at a local hospital for what are described as non-life-threatening injuries.

Emergency dispatchers received a call at 9:26 p.m. from someone who said the man was hit by lightning in the 6300 block of East Orme, southwest of Kellogg and Woodlawn.

The 64-year-old man was taken by ambulance to Via Christi Hospital on St. Francis, dispatchers said.

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