News from around the state of Texas

Roofing Worker Struck by Lightning in Houston

Monday, Oct 15, 2012  |  Updated 11:59 AM CDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Roofing Worker Struck by Lightning in Houston

Erin Copeland

A man has been struck by lightning while working on a roof in Houston.

Harris County sheriff's officials say storm clouds rolled into the area about 9 a.m. Sunday morning.

They say workers were clearing materials off the roof when the man was struck.

Authorities say his co-workers brought him to the ground and performed CPR before Harris County deputies and an ambulance arrived.

The 30-year-old man was taken to the hospital, where his condition is not known.

The man's name was not immediately released.

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out