The metal had nothing to do with the girl getting struck by lightning. She was simply a convenient conductor of electricity to the ground. Although I have known of metal objects being melted when a person is struck.
However, it will be interesting if the story gets out that piercings attract lightning.
posted on 07/05/2003 11:45:42 AM PDT
(Some days you're the dog; some days you're the hydrant.)
As I tell my Boys at safety meetings, electricy is the safest stuff in the world, as long as you don't become a part of the ground path.
We had, about 15 years ago, a guy who was tired of life and decided to give a 345 KV line a Monica, the pictures of the aftermath kind of get the new guys attention.
posted on 07/05/2003 11:59:10 AM PDT
by Little Bill
(No Rats, A.N.S.W.E.R (WWP) is a commie front!!!!,)
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