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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.

The Voigts were among the survivors aboard the sailboat.

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