Man struck by lightning in Atlanta rushed to hospital

A Grady ambulance sits outside a Metro-Atlanta hospital. (Eli Jordan, FOX 5 Atlanta )

Staff at Grady Memorial Hospital are treating a man who was struck by lightning in Monday evening's severe thunderstorms.

The victim, who has not yet been identified, was hit near a home along Grand Avenue SW.

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Luckily, he was alert, conscious and breathing when authorities brought him to the hospital.

His current condition is unknown at this time.

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