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Saturday, July 12th, 2014

  • Editor's note: This updates with a fatality from Saturday's lightning strike, and identification of the woman killed from a lightning strike Friday.

    A hiker was struck and killed by lightning Saturday at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, the second fatality in two days due to lightning.

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Friday, July 11th, 2014

  • A woman was killed and seven other hikers injured by a lightning strike Friday at Rocky Mountain National.

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