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Man struck by lightning in Elkhart

Photo courtesy The Elkhart Truth

A man was struck by lightning while on his moped in the area of 123 W. Hively Avenue Tuesday afternoon.

Elkhart Police were called to the Elkhart Green Apartments just before 2 p.m. to assist paramedics.

A witness told our reporting partners at The Elkhart Truth she saw a bolt of lightning hit the tree and strike the victim underneath it.

The man was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

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