2nd man succumbs to injuries from lightning strike

Posted on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 -- 5:47 p.m.

TOWN OF MORGAN, Wis. (AP) -- A second man who was injured in a lightning strike in Oconto County over the weekend has also died.

A Press-Gazette Media report (http://gbpg.net/1qXmYIt ) says 31-year-old Christopher Wold had been hospitalized since the lightning strike Sunday evening. Authorities said Wednesday he has died from his injuries.

Wold, of Morgan, was building a treehouse with 27-year-old Brad Cox, of the Town of Abrams when lightning struck. Cox was found electrocuted in the tree house and Wold was found on the ground with critical injuries.

Copyright 2014: Associated Press


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