Man Struck by Lightning on His Wedding Day

August 18, 2008 9:39:42 PM PDT
"It was so bright ... The bright flash ... But I heard a little electric first ... ZZZTT."A Colorado man was struck by lightning on his wedding day. And not just any wedding day.

Mike Speck and his new wife dawn decided to get married on 8-8-08 for good luck.

Mike was getting ready for a pre-wedding party when he was zapped by a nearby lightning strike.

Speck was stunned and shaken, but still alive. The bolt of lightning hit his neighbor's house, and Mike even helped put out the flames with a garden hose.

Despite the super-charged drama, the wedding went just fine.

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