Teen thrown by lightning strike

August 26, 2008 8:35:39 PM PDT
A local plumber is back at home, but earlier he spent a few hours in the hospital after a lightning strike. Christopher McKinney, 19, went to UTMB in Galveston. Doctors say lightning hit near McKinney and the force threw him down. He underwent tests and evaluations and is said to be OK.

Three others were with McKinney during the incident. All are said to be OK.

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