FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- A Peachtree City father of nine died Saturday at Piedmont Fayette Hospital after beingstruck by lightning at Lake Peachtree.

Burnette Hayes, 52, died from injuries sustained Friday when he and a friend were standing near the lake shore during a passing storm.

According toPeachtree City Fire spokesman Ron Mundy, the men wereat theBattery Way boat launch when they were struck.

Witnesses say lightninghita tree next to where the two men were standing .

The second unidentified man, also in his 50's,remains at Atlanta Medical Center. His condition is not known.

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