Man struck by lightning along trail in Virginia

Man struck by lightning along trail in Virginia
Authorities say he was digging in the woods by his house in the Vernon Hill area. (File Photo) (Source: Pixabay)

HALIFAX COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7)-- National Weather Service reports that around 3:45 p.m., a man was struck by lightning in Halifax County along Tune Trail.

Authorities say he was digging in the woods by his house in the Vernon Hill Area.

The man who was struck called 911 to report it happening.

When emergency responders arrived, the man chose not to be transported, and his injuries were very minor.

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