COPY-Man struck by lightning while on cell phone

Associated Press - June 20, 2007 5:54 AM ET

MONTVERDE, Fla. (AP) - A man is recovering today after being struck by lightning.

An official with Lake-Sumter Emergency Medical Services says the man was outside talking on his cell phone yesterday when he was hit by the lightning.

Bad weather stopped responders from airlifting the man to a hospital, so he was driven to a medical center for care.

Information from: Orlando Sentinel, http://www.orlandosentinel.com

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