Equipment manager killed by lightning in Italy

Antonio De Giorg, the 41-year-old equipment manager for Italian Serie B club Lecce, was killed after being struck by lightning at the end of a practice at the team's stadium Thursday. He had collected equipment and was headed toward the locker room when he was struck.

Lecce coach Giuseppe Papadopulo and sporting director Guido Angelozzi were knocked to the ground by the lightning but neither was injured.

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