Lufkin restaurant worker hit by lightning dies

LUFKIN, TX

Lufkin police say the lightning strike happened Tuesday night. The woman died at Woodland Heights Medical Center in Lufkin.

Lt. Ronny LaRue says medical personnel attempted to transport the victim to a trauma center but the helicopter could not fly in the bad weather.

The victim's name wasn't immediately released.

Further details weren't immediately available.
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