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Markham woman dies after being struck by lightning at the University of Waterloo
School says woman was walking near the student village residence around 9 o'clock...
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The University of Waterloo says a student has been killed by lightning on its campus in southern Ontario.

The university says the first-year student was struck at about 9 a.m. today while walking on a pathway leading to student residences and died of the injuries in hospital.

The student's name, age and hometown were not immediately released as police are still in the process of notifying the family.

University spokesman Nick Manning says more information will be released later.

``Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of the student at this most difficult of times,'' the university said in a statement.

Shortly after the news broke, the schools orientation association tweeted the following:

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The University of Waterloo says a student has been killed by lightning on its campus in southern Ontario.

The university says the first-year student was struck at about 9 a.m. today while walking on a pathway leading to student residences and died of the injuries in hospital.

The student's name, age and hometown were not immediately released as police are still in the process of notifying the family.

University spokesman Nick Manning says more information will be released later.

``Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of the student at this most difficult of times,'' the university said in a statement.

Shortly after the news broke, the schools orientation association tweeted the following:

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