Man struck by lightning in Owasco while swimming at home on Willowbrook

Emergency crews were busy Saturday afternoon in Owasco when a man swimming in his pool at his home was reportedly struck by lightning.

Reports indicate that his home is on Willowbrook Drive in Owasco, and was in his pool at the time of the lightning strike. Owasco Water Rescue responded to the location on Willowbrook Drive, as well, but additional information is scarce at this time.

In Batavia this week, a couple was found dead after they were struck by lightning. The recent unsettled weather was believed to be coming to a head on Saturday, as the strongest of storms and showers were expected to make their way through the region this afternoon and evening. will have more on this story as it develops.

Man reportedly struck by lightning in Owasco