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Lightning strikes have killed at least 20 people in the U.S. so far this year, according to the National Weather Service. That's higher than the average for recent years, the service says.

Most people who are injured or killed by lightning, it turns out, are not struck directly — instead, the bolt lands nearby.

That's what happened to Steve Marshburn in 1969. He was working inside a bank and says lightning somehow made its way through an ungrounded speaker at the drive-through window to the stool where he was sitting.

Photo by Len Irish

The second concert of the KVNF Live concert season featured The Otis Taylor Band with opening act Screen Door Porch, live from the Mountain Air Music Series in Ouray on Thursday, June 13th.