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Slidell-area man killed in apparent lightning strike Wednesday

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Wednesday’s severe storms on the north shore claimed the life of a Slidell-area man, according to St. Tammany Parish Coroner Charles Preston.

Elvin Arturo Castro-Santiago, 36, was working on a construction site on East End Boulevard south of Slidell when lightning struck him, Preston said in a news release.

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