Jack Rabbit Bend

SMITHVILLE, MO (KCTV) – A woman was struck by lightning in Smithville today.

The fire department said it happened just before 2 p.m. on Collins Road, near the horseback trails.

The woman was by a horse trailer and was fishing at Jack Rabbit Bend when she was struck.

The 54-year-old was taken to the hospital by ambulance for burn injuries. She is in stable condition.

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