Doctors told a hiker struck by lightning that his dog Rambo likely saved him and 13 other people nearby because he took the brunt of the bolt.
The odds of getting struck by a bolt of lightning in the U.S? Statistics show it's about once in 700,000 people a year, based on deaths and injuries.
How close is the lightning?
Lightning strikes an Idaho woman as she and her daughter record a passing storm. Liz Burch reports.
Georgia man survives lightning strike that knocked him out of his shoes.