APTOPIX California Dailye Life

Lightning strikes in the area of Sugarloaf Ridge State Park on Thursday near Santa Rosa, California.

Associated Press

It’s a call you never want to hear from a friend: “I was just struck by lightning.”

He told me the news from a hospital bed as he was recovering from several injuries, most notably a serious concussion.

Mark Zinn can be reached at mark.zinn@knpn.com. Follow him on Twitter: @KNPNZinn.

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