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Illinois boy struck by lightning

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -- A western Illinois boy is in critical condition, after he was struck by lightning.

Police in Morrison say the 12-year-old boy was hit by lightning, as he was leaving school Friday afternoon.

He was taken to the burn unit at the University of Iowa Children's Hospital.

Family members have requested that his name not be made public.

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