Man indirectly struck by lightning in Ocala

He is expected to be OK

By Ken Pilcher - Producer
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MARION COUNTY, Fla. - Marion County firefighters said a man was indirectly struck by lightning.

Investigators said he was on a ladder outside a home on Northwest 57th Lane in Ocala when the bolt hit a nearby tree. 

The electricity spread to the ladder, according to investigators.

The man is at a hospital. Firefighters said the man is expected to be OK.

When investigators arrived on the scene, the man was not complaining about any pain, according to firefighters.


 

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