California Worker Struck By Lightning in Fresno Oil Field

California Man Struck By Lightning in Fresno Oil Field

Officials in Fresno, California, reported Friday that a man who was discovered unconscious had been struck by lightning earlier in the day. The 36-year-old, who fellow workers found in the middle of an oil field, is currently being treated in a local hospital.

While the actual strike wasn’t witnessed by any workers or local officials, police have said that wounds on the man’s body are a strong indicator as to what happened.

Written by Chris Bacavis


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