A man has died after struck by lightning at a station 20km from Normanton. Photo: Jimmy Deguara
A man has died after struck by lightning at a station 20km from Normanton. Photo: Jimmy Deguara

Man killed by lightning in north-west Queensland

A MAN has died after being struck by lightning at a station in north-west Queensland.

Paramedics were called to a station 20 kilometres west of Normanton, in Queensland's Gulf country, at 3.17pm.

The man was found dead upon arrival.

The Bureau of Meteorology forecasted a possible storm for the Gulf country area for Thursday.

Sad news this afternoon as a man in far North QLD has died after being struck by lightning. Our thoughts and condolences...

Posted by Higgins Storm Chasing on Wednesday, November 4, 2015

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