Brewster County Sheriff’s Daughter Struck by Lightning

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

The daughter of the Brewster County Sheriff is recovering after being struck by lightning over the weekend.

It happened in Silver City, New Mexico where Sheriff Ronnie Dodson's daughter goes to College.

She was standing in the bull pen during softball practice when lightning struck a nearby fence.

The charge traveled down the fence and passed up through her metal cleats, then into her body.

She is currently recovering and is said to be ok.