Worker Struck by Lightning on Northwest Miami-Dade Building

A man was struck by lightning while working on the roof of a building at a northwest Miami-Dade construction site Tuesday, officials said.

The worker was on the building at Northwest 62nd Avenue and 7th Street when he was struck, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue said.

Several units responded and the worker was hoisted down the building. He had to be hoisted after there was a power outage in the building due to the storm that knocked out elevator service, officials said.

The worker was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center where his condition was unknown.

Check back with NBC 6 for updates.

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