LONGMONT, Colo. (CBS4) – A Longmont police officer is expected to fully recover after he was nearly hit by a lightning strike.

The officer was patrolling at Ken Pratt Boulevard and Martin Street Tuesday afternoon. After the lightning hit he ran for cover under a nearby bridge and called for help.

The officer was taken to the hospital but police say he will recover.

The officer’s name has not been released.

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(credit: CBS)


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