Lightning Almost Strikes Man Filming Storm in North Carolina

StoryfulPublished: June 15, 2018Updated: June 16, 201813 views
Published: June 15, 2018Updated: June 16, 2018

A man was nearly struck by lightning outside his home in Lillington, North Carolina, on Monday, June 11. Shawn Hicks, a 7th grade science teacher, told Storyful he went outside to film the storm to show his class. The video shows a thunderstorm approaching Hicks’ home in Lillington and a lightning strike that sent him running inside. The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the area on June 11. Local news outlets reported lightning damage to homes in Central North Carolina, as well as strong winds and some hail. Credit: Shawn Hicks via Storyful

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