Your Wednesday Morning Florida Report

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — A motorcyclist is dead after being struck by lightning while driving on Interstate 95 in Florida, authorities said.

Officials said the motorcyclist was heading southbound on I-95 in Volusia County Sunday when he was struck. The Florida Highway Patrol said the strike hit his helmet and caused it to shatter.
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6 Responses to Your Wednesday Morning Florida Report

  1. nonncom says:

    So much for the “you’re safe as long as you are sitting on rubber tires with your feet off the ground” theory…..

    • Daryl says:

      That bolt just traveled a couple miles across the sky, do you really thing a little bit of rubber will obstruct it?

    • crazyeighter says:

      It helps to have a Faraday cage around you.

    • grayman says:

      The lighting hit the helmet which went right thru and fried his brain, the guy was dead before the body hit the ground. Look at the video at the link it shows the top of the helmet.

  2. RTinWeimar says:

    Not only motorcyclists that have recently fallen victim to Florida lightning strikes:
    https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/world/2019/06/12/giraffes-killed-lightning-strike-florida-lion-county-safari/1429493001/

  3. Sanders says:

    When your number’s up, it’s up.

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