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Terrifying Video Shows The Moment A Storm Chaser Was Struck By Lightning

Scott Sheppard was shooting video out a car window Tuesday near Fairburn, South Dakota, when he was suddenly hit by lightning. Fortunately, he's OK.

Posted on May 28, 2014, at 12:59 a.m. ET

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"The strike hit his arm and then traveled down to the ground and blew a hole in the pavement," Severe Studios said. "The lightning also disabled his vehicle and a passing car, both of which had to be towed. Scott has a sore arm but is otherwise OK."

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