MARCO ISLAND, Fla.- A child was injured on the beach Sunday evening after an indirect lightning strike.
At approximately 5:30 p.m., the Marco Island Fire Rescue Department was dispatched to 400 S. Collier Blvd. On arrival, they found the child complaining of symptoms consistent with an indirect lightning strike.
The child was treated and transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Fire crews also extinguished a tiki hut that caught fire during the strike.