WATCH: Storm chaser struck by lightning

(KSDK) – Storm chasers are well known to be in danger when studying tornadoes, but other weather effects could also endanger them, such as lightning.

Storm chaser Scott Sheppard experienced that recently when he was struck by lightning in South Dakota.

You can see the entire incident in the YouTube clip below:

According to the YouTube video description, the lightning hit Sheppard's arm and traveled to the ground. The lightning also disabled his car and another passing car.

He had a sore arm from the incident but is otherwise OK.


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