Person struck by lightning during strong storms in Lucas County

Strong storms brought heavy rain and thunder to the area Wednesday, sending one person to the hospital after being struck by lightning.

According to Lucas County dispatch, the unidentified person was struck by a lightning rod on County Road D in Fulton County, near the Maumee State Forest.

The area, just south of Swanton, was hit hard by heavy storms Wednesday afternoon.

The person was sent to an area hospital. The extent of injuries has not been released.