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Motorcyclist hit by lightning in Florida crashes, dies

Jun. 10, 2019 1:59 PM EDT

DELAND, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says lightning struck a motorcyclist on the helmet as he drove on an interstate in Florida, causing a crash and his death. The agency said in a news release that 45-year-old Benjamin Austin Lee of Charlotte, North Carolina, died Sunday afternoon on Interstate...

Cops: Florida man stabbed nephew for hogging bathroom

Apr. 24, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 72-year-old Florida man repeatedly stabbed his nephew because he was taking too long in the bathroom. Volusia County Sheriff's deputies and DeLand police arrived Tuesday to find the 29-year-old victim with wounds in his stomach and back. Investigators said the victim...