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August 16, 2018

Thursday, August 18, 1988

Child shocked by lightning bolt

A lightning strike at the front of a fast-moving thunder storm surprised young people who were fixing fence near the Russell home on Doyle Creek Friday evening, knocking one young lady off her feet and lightly burned a child as well as shocking her.

Jana Safranski, 8, suffered two small burns and shock from the bolt and was taken to the Broadus Medical Clinic and then on to the Miles City hospital, where she stayed until Monday. It is reported that she was not unconscious at any time.

Julie Russell, who was watching the clouds, th...

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