Car struck by lightning in Iowa Tuesday

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HEADER PHOTO CREDIT: CHRIS RISKE

It’s a once in a lifetime shot! Watch the moment a car was struck by lightning in Iowa Tuesday in the video below.

The spectacular footage was captured by storm chaser Chris Riske. The description for the above video, produced by Riske, can be read below. 

“This is an insane once in a lifetime shot of a getting struck by lightning! Story: My friend[‘s car] was struck by lightning on 4-12-2022 in Iowa during a storm chase, I just so happened to be recording in that direction when it happened. His car was immobilized, and it is still being worked on. CRAZY!” 

Chris Riske

According to Riske, his friend is currently stuck in Iowa and the car struck might be totalled. As of publishing this article, we’ve reached out to Riske for comment.

The above tweet brought this incident to our attention.

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