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PLYMOUTH, Ind. — A man in northern Indiana has died after being hit by lightning.

65-year-old Richard Eberhardt died Saturday of cardiac arrest, said Marshall Co. Coroner John Grolich.

Eberhardt and a friend were boating on Lake of the Woods near Plymouth when a thunderstorm moved into the area.

The pair were trying to get their pontoon boat to shore when Eberhardt was hit by a lightning strike, according to Grolich.

Eberhardt died at the scene. His friend was not hurt.

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