LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 26-year-old man was killed by a bolt of lightning, falling to the ground with his 2-month-old daughter in his arms and his wife nearby, authorities said.

John D. Smith, 26, died about 4 p.m. EDT Tuesday when he was struck by lightning in Rowan County, coroner John Northcutt said. Smith and his wife Miranda had gotten out of their vehicle and were on a sidewalk running for his parent's home with their daughter.

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The lightning strike knocked all three to the ground, Northcutt said.

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