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Published August 03 2010

Lightning hits moving car, injures ND woman

MAX, N.D. — McLean County authorities say a Max woman suffered minor injuries in a freak incident in which lightning struck her moving car.

Sheriff Don Charging says the lightning strike deployed the air bags in the woman's car while she was driving on U.S. Highway 83 Monday afternoon.

Charging called the incident unusual. He did not identify the woman.

Information from: Minot Daily News, http://www.minotdailynews.com

Copyright 2010 The Associated Press.