Authorities: Man dies after lightning strike along trail in northern Michigan

Posted at 11:28 AM, Sep 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-07 11:28:18-04

DICKSON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died after being struck by lightning on a trail in Michigan’s northwestern Lower Peninsula.

TV station WWTV reports the Manistee County sheriff’s department says the man died at the scene Tuesday after being struck along the North Country Trail in Dickson Township.

The man’s name wasn’t immediately released. The lightning strike was reported as thunderstorms moved through parts of the state.