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Lightning bolt strikes Lee County home

Photo: Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson

Lightning is being blamed for causing roof damage to a home west of Saltillo.

Posted: Jan. 22, 2018 3:41 PM

LEE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) – Lightning is being blamed for causing roof damage to a home west of Saltillo.

Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson says one adult and two children were in the home on Mound Springs Road when the bolt hit the roof before 8 a.m.

No one was hurt.

However, Johnson says there was also damage to the floor area in a bedroom where one of the children was staying.

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