Man struck by lightning

By - WLOX Staff

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A man is in the hospital recovering from a brush with Mother Nature. Harrison County Sheriff's deputies say a 46-year-old man was sitting in a lawn chair on the beach at Henderson Point around one o'clock this afternoon when he was struck by lightning.

Deputies say there was an entry wound on the top of the man's head and an exit wound on the side of his head.

Officials say the man, whose identity has not been released, was taken to Memorial Hospital where he is in stable condition and undergoing tests.

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