(NEW YORK POST) – A 22-year-old concertgoer was struck in the ear by lightning while talking on her cellphone, according to officials.
The lightning struck Brittany Prehn during a powerful storm early Friday near a campground at Country Thunder Music Festival in Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, news station WLS-TV reported.
"It almost appears she was struck while talking on the phone," a medic told the news station. "There's significant damage to the phone that caused the injuries to her face, and the electricity exit was through her foot."
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Witnesses said that the lightning bolt appeared to travel through her entire body.