Lightning strike sends at least 1 to hospital in Columbia County

File photo of Columbia County Sheriff's Office SUV (Courtesy of Columbia County Sheriff's Office)

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Fla. – The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office said at least one person was rushed to a hospital for treatment following a lightning strike Monday afternoon.

That person’s condition was unknown. It happened on Southeast County Road 245, southeast of Lake City.

Columbia County Emergency Management told News4JAX that one person was shocked and two others were being checked out.