OKALOOSA CO., Fla. (WHAS11) -- A Kentucky man died following a lightning strike outside his tent on July 10 in Florida.
The lightning strike happened at the Wilderness Landing Campground in Baker, Fla.
Thirty-five-year-old Jeremy Harper of Cloverport, located in Breckinridge County, was camping with eight others in his family, including six children.
The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office says they believe lightning hit a tree beside Harper and it knocked him to the ground.
No one else was injured.
Harper died at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the North Okaloosa Medical Center in Crestview, Fla.