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Man shocked when lightning strikes near PBIA

Posted at 4:38 PM, Jul 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-17 16:38:38-04

A person says he received a shock when lightning struck Monday afternoon, just east of Palm Beach International Airport.

It happened just before 4 p.m. near the 100 block of Australian Avenue.

The man says he was closing a metal gate at the time.

He was transported to an area hospital for treatment.