Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Saturday will be the milder of the two days. Sun and clouds will be the rule with early weekend highs in the mid 80s. Back to the low to mid 90s on Sunday!
LUFKIN (May 22, 2013)—A Lufkin restaurant worker who standing outside the business and holding an umbrella during a storm died after lightning hit her.
The incident 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.
Her name wasn't immediately released.
Further details weren't immediately available.