Man Struck by Lightning on NJ Golf Course

Man survives being hit by lighting on a New Jersey golf course

By Teresa Masterson
|  Thursday, Aug 9, 2012  |  Updated 8:56 AM EDT
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Man Struck by Lightning on Golf Course

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A man was struck by lightning on a golf course in Gloucester County, N.J. Tuesday afternoon.

The lightning strike happened at 4:05 at Beckett Golf Club on the Kings Highway in Woolwich Township, N.J.

The 48-year-old golfer suffered burn wounds to his chest, authorities say. He was conscious while being brought to Crozier-Chester Medical Center where he was listed in stable condition Tuesday night.

His injuries weren't life-threatening, authorities said.

Pop-up thunderstorms moved through the area at the time of the incident.


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