FLORENCE, Ala. (WTVA) - Lightning struck a police officer in Florence, Alabama.
The Florence Police Department shared the information Thursday afternoon.
The officer was putting out barricades when it occurred.
The officer is conscious and responsive.
A FPD Officer was struck by lightning while putting out barricades at the intersection of Chisholm Rd and Gresham Rd. Other Florence Police Officers provided immediate first aid and transported him to NAMC where he is being monitored. He is conscious and responsive at this time. pic.twitter.com/4fcVR0hX6C
— Florence Police Dept (@FlorenceALPD) March 25, 2021