The Weather Channel has posted a short interview and video clips with a man who survived being struck by lightning outside a gas station — and was caught on the station’s security cameras.
William Hall was filling up the tank when lightning struck the ground nearby, traveled along the ground, and passed through him, knocking him out. He survived with only minor burns.
The video includes three clips of surveillance footage:
- Outside the station, a huge orange-yellow blast appears in the parking lot.
- Inside the station, a brilliant light bleaches the frame almost to white.
- Outside again, Hall collapses to the ground.