Posted Tuesday, April 9, 2013 --- 2:52 p.m.
Press Release from the Dodge Co. Sheriff's Department:
The Dodge County Sheriff’s Department reports two individuals were struck by lightning at 1:39 p.m. on April 9, 2013, while working on Lomira Dr., in Brownsville, WI.
One male subject was transported by Mayville EMS to Froedert Hospital for injuries sustained by the lightning strike. It is unknown at this time the extent of his injuries. The other male subject, who was inside machinery at the time, did not sustain any injuries.
Brownsville First Responders, Fond du Lac Paramedics and Dodge County Sheriff’s Department assisted.
Sheriff Ninmann states with the upcoming storm season you should be aware of the possible sudden change in weather and the possibility of lightning that could result from the storm.