Idaho man survives lightning strike to the head during Memorial Day camping trip in the woods

May 27, 2015 5:40 PM

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Idaho man survives lightning strike to the head during Memorial Day camping trip in the woods

An Idaho man is steadily improving at a Boise hospital after he was struck by a flash during a fast-moving lightning storm during a four wheeler trip in a wooded, mountainous region.

Ryan Cross, 34, is now conscious and alert and bears thick red markings from his neck down his chest to his waist after he was hit by a bolt of electricity near Idaho City over the weekend.

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