Man struck by lightning recovering in Idaho hospital

Photos show burns on his chest where the electric current ran over his body


KTVB

BOISE, Idaho — The odds of getting struck by a bolt of lightning in the U.S? Statistics show it's about once in 700,000 people a year, based on deaths and injuries.

However, this Memorial Day weekend, it happened to one Nampa man and he survived it.

34-year-old Ryan Cross had bleeding in his brain and was in Saint Alphonsus' Intensive Care Unit Sunday. According to his wife, he is now alert, eating and even has even had the chance to walk around a bit.

Read full storyNampa man caught in storm struck by lightning

Recommended for you

Join the discussion

Copyright © 2020 ems1.com. All rights reserved.