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Wichita man dies from lightning strike during 50K trail race in Independence

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Wichita man dies from lightning strike during trail race

A Wichita man was killed this weekend after he was struck by lightning while running the Flatrock 50K race in Independence.

Thomas Stanley was a husband, father, and a great friend to many people here in Wichita and beyond. Race officials say what started as a beautiful sunny day on the trail turned into tragedy just feet away from the finish line.

His loved ones and the community now mourning the loss of a man the say shined his light on everyone.

FOX Kansas News reporter Krystle Sherrell has the story in the video posted above.

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