The Malta Independent 22 February 2020, Saturday

Watch: Man thanks 'angel' after surviving lightning strike in South Carolina

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 14:54 Last update: about 7 months ago

A South Carolina man with an umbrella had a brush with death when a bolt of lightning crashed down inches from where he was walking, US media report.

The incredible scene was caught by a surveillance camera the school where he works as a guidance counselor in Horry County.

“Boom, heard a loud noise, I seen a bright flash and felt a little static through my body,” Romulus McNeill told Inside Edition.

He said he was walking to his car when the lightning hit and is stunned that he survived.

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