MIDLAND, Texas – A man died Monday night after being struck by lightning in Texas, police said.
Emergency crews received a call about the lightning strike hitting a person around 6:15 p.m. at Maple Avenue Monday, Midland police spokeswoman Rachel Walker told KWES. When they arrived, they found an unresponsive man.
The man was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, KWES reported.
Authorities did not release the man’s name or the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Midland is a small city in west Texas on Interstate 20.