Close call: person nearly struck by lightning in Pelham

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Published: Jun. 6, 2023 at 4:27 PM EDT
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PELHAM, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - A person in Pelham was nearly stuck by lightning Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Pelham Fire Department, the person had been wearing steel-tipped boots from working on a site when a close lightning strike hit.

Fortunately, the person only experienced a little numbness and did not suffer any significant injuries. An ambulance was offered, but the person did not require transport to a medical facility.