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Fatal beach lightning strike: Surfer still in critical condition
Fatal beach lightning strike: Surfer still in critical condition

One person remained in critical condition Monday as a result of a deadly lightning storm that struck Venice Beach over the weekend, a hospital official said. Los Angeles County firefighters said a 55-year-old man who had been surfing when the lightning hit Sunday afternoon was critically injured. Mark Wheeler, a spokesman for Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, said a patient from the lightning storm remained in critical condition Monday.  A 20-year-old man who was pronounced dead after being pulled from the water during the thunderstorm was identified Monday as Nick Fagnano of Los Angeles, a former student at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks. Authorities said he was...

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