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Lightning injures 3 Rotterdam workers

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This truck was hit by lightning while Rotterdam Highway Department workers were loading it with empty boxes at the water station on Curry Road. Four workers were zapped. They were cleaning up the station, which was set up for residents affected by a boil-water advisory.
Photographer: Ned Campbell
This truck was hit by lightning while Rotterdam Highway Department workers were loading it with empty boxes at the water station on Curry Road. Four workers were zapped. They were cleaning up the station, which was set up for residents affected by a boil-water advisory.
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A previous version of this story gave the wrong number of workers struck by lightning. Three workers were struck during the storm. Three Rotterdam highway workers survived a lightning strike Wednesday. They had spent most of the day providing residents affected by a boil-water advisory with drinking water at the old Curry Road Shopping Plaza when the lightning hit a truck they were loading with empty cardboard boxes at about 2:20 p.m. One of the ...

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