THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4) –¬†Rocky Mountain National Park says a 31-year-old man from Thornton suffered injuries from a lightning strike on Saturday. He was flown to a hospital.

Lightning near Thornton on Aug. 17. (credit: CBS)

The man was hiking below tree line between Dream Lake and Lake Haiyaha.¬†Officials say it’s not clear whether the man was directly hit.

(credit: CBS)

Lightning strikes could be seen from Copter4 in Thornton on Saturday.


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