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Associated Press, Published August 17 2012

Minn. ATV driver critically injured after being struck by lightning

BRAINERD, Minn. — A man struck by lightning in Crow Wing County is hospitalized in critical condition.

The sheriff's department says 23-year-old Jamie Harris was driving a four-wheeler at Brainerd International Raceway Wednesday night when he was struck.

The Brainerd Dispatch (http://tinyurl.com/9syd9ol ) says the Madelia man was unresponsive on the scene and was taken by air to Hennepin County Medical Center.

Sheriff's officials say Harris was struck in the camping area of the race track.

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Information from: The Daily Dispatch, http://www.brainerddispatch.com


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