Patana, April 13: One person died when he was struck by lightning at Barigaon village under Sadar police limits in Keonjhar district on Monday evening.
The deceased has been identified as Khageswar Mahanta, a resident of the same village.
Sources said that the deceased was struck by lightning while was working in his farmland. He fell unconscious near the field.
Soon he was rushed to the Patna Community Health Centre (CHC), where the doctors declared him dead.