Manager of Staples in Hoover struck by lightning

Staples in Hoover off of Highway 31 where a manager was struck by lightning Wednesday evening. (

Hoover fire and rescue have responded to the Staples in Hoover on a report of a person struck by lightning.

An employee at the store reported that the manager was carrying an umbrella in the parking lot during the storms when he was struck by lightning.

Paramedics arrived at the store located at 1694 Highway 31 at around 6:20 p.m. They transported the victim to an area hospital. His condition unknown at this time.


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