Man hospitalized after possible lightning strike in Miami-Dade, authorities say

Incident occurred at 22700 SW Eighth St.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A man was hospitalized after a possible lightning strike Thursday afternoon in southwest Miami-Dade, according to News 6 partner WPLG-TV.

The incident was reported at 22700 SW Eighth St., just west of Everglades Safari Park.

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Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials said the man was transported to HCA Florida Kendall Hospital’s West Trauma Center.

His condition has not been released.

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