BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. — A driver wasn't injured after lightning struck a sport utility vehicle on Interstate 75 in Broward County.
Florida Highway Patrol Lt. Gregory Bueno said lightning struck a 2018 Nissan Rogue while it was traveling along the stretch of I-75 known as Alligator Alley near mile marker 30.5 shortly before 11:30 a.m. Monday.
The lightning strike, which took place during a thunderstorm, damaged the roof antenna and electrical system of the SUV.
It also left a 7-foot-long, 4-inch-wide gouge in the pavement.
Bueno said the driver -- a 48-year-old Naples man -- wasn't injured.
The SUV was towed away.