Police dashcam footage captured the moment a massive electric streak bolted from the sky and struck the bridge a Mississippi officer was driving on, barely missing his patrol car.
Sgt. Mark Rodriguez was driving over the Tchoutacabouffa River in Gautier, Mississippi, early Tuesday when the incredible phenomenon was caught on camera. Rodriguez told WLOX-TV the lightning nearly blinded him.
Rodriguez later returned to the bridge and discovered it had been partly scorched by the lightning.
See the incredible footage:
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