- Associated Press - Sunday, July 23, 2017

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A 31-year-old kayaker has been struck by lightning and was rushed to the hospital.

Flagler County Fire Chief Don Petito said the victim was standing in a shallow area of the Intracoastal Saturday night when a bolt of lightning struck nearby. She was injured by the electric shock. He said paramedics found her alert and conscious. Her name was not released. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports she was taken to the hospital but her condition was not known.

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Information from: Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal, https://www.news-journalonline.com

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