Eagle Mountain man knocked unconscious after lightning strikes near him

Photo Courtesy: Utah County Sheriff's Office

EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah, June 7, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — An Eagle Mountain man was knocked unconscious after lightning struck near him Sunday morning.

“A man and woman were walking on a trail near Orrin Circle in Eagle Mountain City
about 10 a.m. when lightning struck behind the man, knocking him unconscious,” said a tweet from Utah County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Spencer Cannon. “Unified Fire Authority responded and Intermountain Life Flight flew him to a hospital. He is expected to survive.”

The wife of the man who was knocked unconscious was also impacted but not seriously, the tweet said.

Video of the Life Flight helicopter can be seen below.


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