Man struck by lightning at Jersey Shore

New Jersey news from Eyewitness News

July 9, 2013 1:59:01 PM PDT
A man is hospitalized after police say he was struck by lightning at the Jersey Shore.

It happened Tuesday afternoon at Island Beach State Park in Berkeley Township.

A 49-year old man was fishing at the shore when he was hit by a bolt of lightning, and rushed to Jersey Shore Medical Center.

Authorities say he was conscious, but complaining of numbness to his lower extremities.

He is listed in stable condition.

The man's identity has not yet been released.