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Storms hit Le Sueur County
Wade Young, Montgomery Messenger
The storms that came through Le Sueur County Thursday morning, July 31, not only blew down tree branches, it sent a worker from Seneca Foods in Montgomery to the hospital when he was hit by lightning.
According to the Montgomery Police Report, Ben Barta, a Seneca Foods employee, was taken to Queen of Peace Hospital after he was struck by lightning and thrown six feet after lightning hit a railroad car he was hanging onto.