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Dash-cam video captures lightning strike barely missing officer’s patrol car

Posted at 12:23 PM, May 31, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-31 12:23:57-04

GAUTIER, Miss. — A police officer in Gautier, Mississippi was driving in stormy weather when lightning struck the bridge right front of him.

According to WLOX, the lightning strike was captured on the dash cam of Sgt. Mark Rodriguez’s patrol car.

Rodriguez said he later went back to the spot where the lightning struck and he found a chunk of singed concrete.

Talk about a close call.