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Authorities respond to reports of lightning striking car with person inside

4 years 7 months 1 day ago Friday, May 10 2019 May 10, 2019 May 10, 2019 10:07 AM May 10, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

MARINGOUIN - Emergency responders were called to a reported lightning strike in Iberville Parish Friday.

The incident was first reported around 9:30 Friday morning on LA 77 near Courtableau Avenue in Maringouin. The strike apparently forced the car onto the side of the road.

Authorities said a woman inside the vehicle appeared uninjured but was visibly shaken and unable to speak when paramedics arrived. She is currently being checked by medical personnel. 

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