Storm Chaser Hit By Lightning in South Dakota. Next Stop: New Pants and Lottery Ticket
Storm chaser Scott Sheppard was struck by lightning while shooting video out the window of his vehicle near Fairburn, South Dakota.
In one scary millisecond, the strike hit his arm and then traveled down to the ground and blew a hole in the pavement. The lightning also disabled his vehicle and a passing car, both of which had to be towed.
Sheppard has a sore arm but is otherwise OK. This incredible footage will make the hair stand up on your head and respect the awesome power of nature.