UPDATE: Lufkin woman killed by lightning strike

UPDATE: Lufkin woman killed by lightning strike
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POSTED: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 11:11am

UPDATED: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 2:41pm

UPDATE: Lufkin Police have identified the woman killed by the lightning strike on Tuesday evening.

Authorities tell KETK, Meshell Foxworth was struck outside the IHOP restaurant.

ORIGINAL STORY: A woman was reportedly killed by lightning late Tuesday night.

Lufkin Fire officials tell KETK, the woman was struck while standing outside the IHOP restaurant just before 10:30 pm and was taken to Woodland Heights Medical Center.

The woman later died at the hospital.

Fire officials are expected to release additional information later in the day.

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