KOUNTZE (AP) — Authorities say an East Texas man has died and his father was injured during an apparent lightning strike as the two were fixing a cattle fence.

The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office says the deadly incident happened Tuesday afternoon in the community of Honey Island, about 80 miles northeast of Houston.

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Sheriff Mark Davis says emergency personnel found 22-year-old Sebastian Ramos of Honey Island was unresponsive. Davis says Ramos was pronounced dead at a Beaumont hospital.

The sheriff says the man’s 57-year-old father was transported via private vehicle to the hospital for treatment of burns.

Further details on the father’s injuries weren’t immediately available. A message left with CHRISTUS Southeast Texas-St. Elizabeth Hospital was not immediately returned Wednesday.

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