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Pierz man in good condition after lightning strikes boy in Duluth

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Frank Voigt, 79, of Pierz — one of the survivors who sought shelter on a Lake Superior beach Saturday after lightning struck and killed a 9-year-old Wisconsin boy after the boy and the other boaters were on a sailboat — was in good condition Monday at Essentia Health System in Duluth.

The Duluth hospital had no information on the condition of Mary Voigt, 78, of Pierz.

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