IT'S BEEN A WEEK OF LIGHTNING STORMS...ON TUESDAY,
A HAYDEN WOMAN HAD A CLOSE CALL WHILE FILMING THE
BUT SHE WAS OUTSIDE...
TODAY, A SPOKANE MAN WAS STRUCK.
WHILE INSIDE HIS HOME! IT'S A KXLY EXCLUSIVE TONIGHT..
ALLIE NORTON JOINS US LIVE IN THE STUDIO...ALLIE,
WHAT HAPPENED? AARON,
CHADRON HAZELBAKER SAYS HE WAS JUST PLUGGING IN HIS
LAPTOP WHEN HE FELT THE ENERGY RUN THROUGH HIM.
HE'S ALIVE AND WELL AND ABLE TO SHARE THE EXPERIENCE.
How many times has your mom or your grandma or somebody
says, 'don't go near an open window during a lightning
storm,' and you never think about it? I'm the guy
now that that people can say, 'I know a guy who was
struck by lightning.
TAKE A LOOK AT CHADRON HAZELBAKER NOW AND YOU'D HAVE
NO IDEA HE WAS JUST STRUCK BY LIGHTING.
I knew the path that it went through.
I could feel that something had gone in a straight
line in my body.
ONLY A MARK ON HIS ELBOW AND A BREAK IN HIS VINYL
WINDOW AT HIS SOUTH HILL HOME REMAIN FROM THIS MORNING'S
THE 39-YEAR-OLD SAYS HE HAD JUST WOKE UP.
AND REMEMBERED HIS LAPTOP NEEDED TO BE CHARGED.
HE HAD NO IDEA THAT THE SIMPLE TASK OF PLUGGING IT
IN WOULD LAND HIM IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM.
There was a flash and I felt something come through
my arm and come out my other finger and saw a bright
flash of light by the outlet and said, 'did you see
HAZELBAKER'S WIFE, STACI WAS STILL LAYING IN BED WHEN
SHE WATCHED HER HUSBAND JERK BACK.
I actually saw the lightning come out of his finger,
which was impressive.
SHE SAYS SHE HASN'T SEEN ANYTHING LIKE IT, SO SHE
SHARED HER EXPERIENCE ON FACEBOOK.
FRIENDS STARTED WEIGHING IN.
SAYING HE SHOULD PROBABLY SEE A DOCTOR.
After about an hour of it happening it really sunk
in, like what really happened and it scared me.
FOUR HOURS AND A COUPLE BLOOD TESTS LATER.
DOCTORS SAID HE SHOULD BE FINE.
I probably should have died a few times in my life,
and obviously there's something
still left to be accomplished.'
AARON, THE HAZELBAKER'S KNOW HOW BAD THE SITUATION
COULD HAVE BEEN AND ARE THANKFUL FOR WHATEVER KEPT