Madison boy struck by lightning in Sauk County

He was camping with his family when the unimaginable strike hit
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Published: Jul. 23, 2022 at 9:57 PM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A young boy from Madison was struck by lightning while camping with his family at Mirror Lake State Park.

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Warden Mike Green told NBC15 the lightning hit a tree on their campsite, traveled into the ground through the roots of the tree, and made contact with the boy.

He was sent to SSM Health St. Clare hospital in Baraboo for treatment. The boy’s condition is currently unknown.

The details are still developing, but the warden said this is the first time he’s ever seen something like this happen.

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