Migrant worker dies after being struck by lightning – thestar.com

A 48-year-old Mexican migrant worker is dead after he was struck by a lightning that tore through Norfolk County, Ont., Wednesday evening.

Ezequiel Cervantes was working on a ginseng farm in Courtland, Ont., with eight other migrant workers when the lightning struck him, the OPP said.

Emergency crews discovered Cervantes without vital signs and rushed him to a London, Ont., hospital. He remained in critical condition until he was pronounced dead just after 5 p.m. on Thursday.

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