Wakefield, Mass. Woman Struck by Lightning While Ironing | NECN

Wakefield, Mass. Woman Struck by Lightning While Ironing

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    (NECN: Wakefield, Mass.) - It was quite a light show in some parts of New England this morning.

    Fast-moving thunderstorms barreled through Eastern Massachusetts during the height of the morning commute. Dark skies and heavy downpours were the backdrop for fierce lightning.


    North of Boston, a Wakefield woman was struck by a lightning bolt while she was ironing. Her neighbor, Suzanne Powers, describes what happened in this video clip.

    The woman was transported to a nearby hospital; she is expected to be OK.