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Florida leads nation in lightning related deaths

PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL (WFLX) - Four people have already been struck by lightning and killed this year in Florida.

In light of Lightning Awareness Week, experts say, when you hear thunder oftentimes lightning isn't far behind. You should stay away from windows and avoid sinks, baths and faucets.

So far, this year, Florida leads the country with the amount of lightning related deaths.  

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