PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC (AP) - Authorities say a man has survived after being struck by lightning in Pawleys Island.
Midway Fire Rescue spokesman Bob Beebe says the man was working outside Tuesday afternoon when a bolt of lightning hit a tree, then jumped to him.
Beebe says the man was conscious and taken to a hospital. His name and condition was not released.
Beebe says the tree took the brunt of the strike and was split at the top.