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Harnett County woman dies after being struck by lightning

Posted April 13, 2015
Updated April 14, 2015

— A Harnett County woman died Sunday after she was struck by lightning on Thursday.

Mary Frank “Frankie” Roberts, 56, of Spring Lake, was walking her two dogs in the Anderson Creek area when she and her dogs were struck. Both of her dogs were also killed.

Roberts is survived by her husband, five children and eight grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. inside the Rogers and Breece Funeral Home Chapel in Fayetteville.


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  • Susan Mencer Apr 14, 2015
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    I don't think this is a laughing matter.

  • Paul Maxwell Apr 14, 2015
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    Pun much?

  • Paul Stroud Apr 14, 2015
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    That's just shocking, this is the second person killed by lightning in just a few days.