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VIDEO: Storm chaser gets struck by lightning

Scott Sheppard was chasing storms in western South Dakota. Scott Sheppard was chasing storms in western South Dakota.
He says the bold of lightning struck his arm and continued down to the ground, blowing a hole in the road. He says the bold of lightning struck his arm and continued down to the ground, blowing a hole in the road.

(WMC) – A storm chaser says he was struck by lightning while shooting video out of his car window in South Dakota.

Scott Sheppard was chasing storms in western South Dakota near Fairburn on Tuesday, May 27.

He says the bolt of lightning struck his arm and continued down to the ground, blowing a hole in the road.

Sheppard's video was posted to YouTube and shared to Facebook by SevereStudios Storm Chasers.

Click here to watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GD1CwVHMRnw 

According to the post, "The lightning also disabled his vehicle and a passing car, both of which had to be towed. Scott has a sore arm but is otherwise OK."

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