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Slidell man dies of apparent lightning strike

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SLIDELL, LA (WVUE) -

A Slidell-area man died during severe storms yesterday after apparently being struck by lightning on a job site, according to the St. Tammany Parish Coroner's Office.

Elvin Arturo Castro-Santiago, 36, was working at a construction site at 1144 East End Blvd. in Lakeshore Estates when he was struck. Emergency responders transported the victim to Ochsner Northshore, where he died.

An autopsy is pending. The coroner's office investigators will return to the scene Thursday to continue the investigation.  

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