Timpson High student OK after lightning strike while in school

TIMPSON, TX (KTRE) - A Timpson High School student received a clear bill of health after being indirectly struck by lightning while sitting in class Monday.

Tracey Lee, the administrator at Timpson Volunteer Ambulance Service, said the lightning struck the ground outside the school, but knocked the student out of his chair inside the classroom.

Lee said they responded to the school and took the student to a Center hospital just for precautionary reasons. She said he checked out fine at the hospital.

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