Hiker tells harrowing tale of being struck by lightning

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Hiker tells harrowing tale of being struck by lightning

Some of the wounds Mathias Steinhuber received from being struck by a lighting bolt are on his right foot as he discusses the near-fatal event on Thursday in Sacramento, Calif. His left foot, where the lightning exited his body, is wrapped. Steinhuber, of Innsbruck, Austria, had been hiking the Pacific Crest Trail near Donner Summit on Tuesday when he stopped to take a photo and was hit by the lightning.
Mathias Steinhuber of Innsbruck, Austria, who survived being struck by a lighting bolt, pauses while discussing the near-fatal event on Thursday in Sacramento, Calif. Steinhuber had been hiking the Pacific Crest Trail near Donner Summit Tuesday when he stopped to take a photo and was hit by the lighting.
Mathias Steinhuber of Innsbruck, Austria, who survived being struck by a lighting bolt, discusses the near-fatal event on Thursday in Sacramento, Calif.
Mathias Steinhuber of Innsbruck, Austria, who survived being struck by a lighting bolt, pauses while discussing the near-fatal event on Thursday in Sacramento, Calif.

Hiker tells harrowing tale of being struck by lightning

Some of the wounds Mathias Steinhuber received from being struck by a lighting bolt are on his right foot as he discusses the near-fatal event on Thursday in Sacramento, Calif. His left foot, where the lightning exited his body, is wrapped. Steinhuber, of Innsbruck, Austria, had been hiking the Pacific Crest Trail near Donner Summit on Tuesday when he stopped to take a photo and was hit by the lightning.
Mathias Steinhuber of Innsbruck, Austria, who survived being struck by a lighting bolt, pauses while discussing the near-fatal event on Thursday in Sacramento, Calif. Steinhuber had been hiking the Pacific Crest Trail near Donner Summit Tuesday when he stopped to take a photo and was hit by the lighting.
Mathias Steinhuber of Innsbruck, Austria, who survived being struck by a lighting bolt, discusses the near-fatal event on Thursday in Sacramento, Calif.
Mathias Steinhuber of Innsbruck, Austria, who survived being struck by a lighting bolt, pauses while discussing the near-fatal event on Thursday in Sacramento, Calif.
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