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Lightning strike damages truck, injures 2 on I-10 Monday morning commute

Posted at 11:53 AM, May 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-10 11:53:35-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Walton County Fire Rescue said just after 7:30 a.m. Monday morning, crews were dispatched to a traffic crash near mile marker 81 eastbound on I-10 after reports of a lightning strike.

PC: Walton County Fire Rescue

According to WCFR, lightning struck the roadway, causing a chunk of the road to fly through the windshield of a truck.

Both occupants of the vehicle were transported with injuries, WCFR reports.