Florida Keys News - Key West Citizen
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Officer hurt by strike
Lightning hits cop on his motorcycle

Key West Police Department motorcycle patrolman Deglys Chavarria was hurt in a lightning strike while on duty Wednesday morning.

Chavarria, 27, was headed south on his department-issued motorcycle on North Roosevelt Boulevard at the Palm Avenue stoplight about 10:20 a.m. when the bolt of lightning either struck him directly or struck nearby and then hit him, said police spo...

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