Man injured after lightning strikes Hickman County home - WKRN News 2

Man injured after lightning strikes Hickman County home

Posted: Updated: Sep 5, 2012 09:32 PM
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

At least one person was injured as scattered showers and storms pushed through Middle Tennessee on Wednesday.

Emergency management officials told Nashville's News 2 a male in his 20s was reportedly injured after lightning struck his home in the Pinewood Community.

The unidentified victim was said to be using a computer at the time of the incident.

He was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

A home in the 2000 block of Cromwell Drive in Forest Hills was also struck by lightning around 6:20 p.m.

Heavy rains also caused some street flooding in Wilson County. Motorists were urged to drive with caution.

In Macon County, downed power lines were reported and a tree fell across a road.

No injuries were reported.

On Wednesday night the temperatures are expected to drop to the mid 70s.

Thursday temperatures are forecasted to reach the low to mid 90s, with the heat index reaching 100 or above.

Another chance of storms is a possibility Friday evening into Saturday morning.

By the weekend, temperatures are expected to only be in the upper 70s.

Check the latest forecast and radar conditions at WKRN.com/Weather.

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