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7-year-old Tennessee boy killed after lightning strike

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A 7-year-old Tennessee boy was killed on Tuesday after being struck by lightning.

The Weakley County Sheriff's Office says a group of children were playing outside under a tree when the tree was struck by lightning.

The incident took place just before 3:30 pm as storms rolled through the state.

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The Weakley County Medical Examiner's Office has ruled the boy's death an accident.

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