BOSTON (CBS/AP) — A Massachusetts state trooper and his dog underwent medical evaluations after their pick-up truck was struck by lightning while on patrol at Boston’s Logan International Airport.
Spokesman David Procopio says trooper Randy Enos was conscious and alert and was able to use his portable radio to alert colleagues that his vehicle had been struck by lightning on Friday afternoon.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
Electronics and wiring for the pick-up truck “were pretty much fried” by the lighting according to Procopio. Colleagues could hear the horn blaring continuously in the background when the trooper used his portable radio.READ MORE: Trail Blazers Rally Past Celtics 109-105
The trooper was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital evaluations and released Friday night.MORE NEWS: Mendon Restaurant Staff Stunned By $4,000 Tip Left By Peloton Challenge Team
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