Lightning strike sends man, woman to hospital

Lake ODESSA, Mich. (WZZM)-- A man and a woman were hospitalized and another person was treated at the scene after a reported lightning strike in Ionia County.

It happened shortly after 2:45 p.m. Tuesday at Circle K Ranch Trucking, in the 4100 block of West Clarksville Road. Storms were moving through the area when Fire Chief Jeff Sanderson says possible lightning hit a pole barn.

A 24-year-old man was taken to Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital by Life Ambulance. Sanderson says the victim was conscious and talking before he left.

A 30-year-old woman was also hospitalized.

One other person was treated at the scene.

Ionia County Sheriff's deputies assisted Lake Odessa firefighters at the scene.


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