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Alabama pastor struck by lightning at church

Pastor thanks God after surviving a lightning strike

Posted: Aug 14, 2018 12:16 PM
Updated: Aug 14, 2018 1:25 PM

An Alabama pastor is thanking God for surviving a lightning strike in Argo, Alabama. )

According to witnesses, the pastor was struck as he held the door open during a storm after church service on Sunday. )

According to the Argo Fire department, the pastor had no major injuries and did not need to be transported to the hospital. )

Volunteer firefighter, Terry Pickett said "I have been in the fire service for 28 years, and I have never come across a lightning strike. Really glad, glad to see that it was not nothing major." )

The pastor says he believes the Lord had a hand on him Sunday. )

According to the national weather service, at least 15 people have died from lightning strikes this year. )

Three people in North Alabama were struck by lightning within a 10 day time frame last month. )

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