St. Charles postal worker alert after being struck by lightning - KMOV.com

St. Charles postal worker alert after being struck by lightning

(KMOV) – A postal worker has been struck by lightning during Friday’s storms.

According to post office employees on the scene, a mail carrier was struck by lightning at 191 Hastings Way in St. Charles. After being struck, the worker called her office to send help.
 
The worker was sitting in his car and suddenly felt a tingling sensation.  He was taken to the hospital as a precaution.
 
News 4’s Russell Kinsaul is at the scene and reports the man is alive and alert.
 
This is the second time this summer a postal worker has been struck by lightning.  In June, a carrier in Jennings was struck and killed by lightning.

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