17-year-old boy struck by lightning on Marco Island beach
A 17-year-old boy was struck by lightning on a Marco Island beach at around 3:45 p.m. Saturday and was transported by EMS, a Marco Island Police Department official stated.
The boy’s father performed CPR on-scene, near the Plantation Condominium, before emergency personnel arrived, the official stated. The boy was not a resident of Marco Island.
The teen’s medical status in unknown, as Marco Island officials do not release medical information.
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