NEW YORK (PIX11)—A Long Island teen is lucky to be alive after being struck by lightning this weekend.
According to officials, 18-year-old Nicole Burke was hit at Heckscher State Park in Huntington at about 6 p.m Sunday. The teen was struck during a passing thunderstorm.
Burke is now recovering at the Burn Center at Stony Brook University Hospital.
The teen is said to be doing well.