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22-year old gets hit by lightning in her ear while on a cellphone call; experts see no connection

24 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

22-year old Brittany Prehn was attending the outdoor Country Thunder Music Festival in Wisconsin, and in the middle of a conversation on her smartphone, she was struck by lightning. Prehn was hit in the ear and the lightning traveled through the rest of her body. A medic at Northern Illinois Medical Center, where the victim was originally transported, noted that there was "significant damage to the phone" and all indications are that her handset was placed up to her ear as the lightning hit. But experts would say that there is no connection between the victim getting struck in the ear, ...
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