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Guadalupe Sainas: Worker struck by lightning in Martin County has died

Posted at 10:59 PM, Jun 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-23 12:54:38-04

A 46-year-old Fort Pierce man struck by lightning at a Martin County construction site has died. 

Guadalupe Sainas was working on a pool near an Ocean Breeze Park site last May when he was hit by lightning. 

Workers performed CPR until paramedics arrived. 

Salinas was taken to the hospital in critical condition. 

Workers told deputies it was raining lightly and they heard what sounded like an explosion shortly before they found Salinas on the ground.