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Lightning damages cornerstone at Veterans Cemetery

(Source: Ken Swearengin) (Source: Ken Swearengin)
(Source: Ken Swearengin) (Source: Ken Swearengin)
(Source: Ken Swearengin) (Source: Ken Swearengin)
BLOOMFIELD, MO (KFVS) - Lightning did some damage at Bloomfield Veterans Cemetery.

Cemetery Director Ken Swearengin says lightning struck a 200 pound cornerstone a Sunday night.

This is not a headstone. It is a cornerstone made of Indiana limestone that marks a certain section of the cemetery.

Lightning also damaged a 6 inch water main at the cemetery.

It did about $4000 to $5000 worth of damage.

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