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Motorcyclist Gets Hit by Lightning

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A motorcyclist died in Florida after he was struck by lightning and crashed on a major highway, authorities said. An off-duty Virginia State Police trooper reportedly witnessed the lightning strike and the resulting crash.

The 45-year-old man was riding his motorcycle southbound on Interstate 95 in east-central Florida's Volusia County on Sunday afternoon when a lightning strike hit his helmet, causing him to veer off the roadway and crash. He didn't survive, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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Sounds more like scene from one of those final destination movies.

Somewhere in Hollywood is a script writer saying “I wish that I had thought of that “.
 

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wonder if he was dead before he bounced off the pavement

i hope so...
 

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Good chance that his brain boiled and exploded out of his skull from the heat. Morbid, I know, but lightning is pretty wicked stuff.
 

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Actually most people survive lighting strikes. I think the crash is what done him in.
Golfer, Lee Trevino, was hit twice. I read that the 1st time he was hit the bolt lifted him off the ground sideways and dropped him.
I think it was Lee that said..."always hold a 1 iron in a lightning storm...even God can't hit a 1 iron."
 

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Golfer, Lee Trevino, was hit twice. I read that the 1st time he was hit the bolt lifted him off the ground sideways and dropped him.
I think it was Lee that said..."always hold a 1 iron in a lightning storm...even God can't hit a 1 iron."
Never tempt God...remember, he supposedly couldn't sink the Titanic either.
 

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Is it possible he was hit with a drone while driving on the highway with the cop as witness, sure

I mean, who knows what really happened?

He was probably just a high voltage guy to deserve such treatment, and karma...
 

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Fickle finger of fate saying "Hello" and goodbye.