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Postal Service Worker Burned During Lighting Strike

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August 15, 2014:  A postal worker was injured during a nearby lightning strike.  (Source: FLFR)

August 15, 2014: A postal worker was injured during a nearby lightning strike. (Source: FLFR)

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LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Lightning struck a near a U.S. postal service worker’s truck and sent a charge of electricity through it Friday.

The worker sustained serious burns according to Fort Lauderdale fire officials and was transported to Broward Health.

The truck was sitting at 1781 East Commercial Blvd and the worker was touching part of the vehicle at the time of the strike.

No other injuries were reported.

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