Friday, July 15, 2016 | 7:07 AM
Marcel Weaver, the father of Haleyville Fire Chief Phillip Weaver, was reportedly struck by lightening about noon on Thursday while he was working on his lawn mower at his home in South Haleyville. He was transported to a Birmingham hospital where he was sedated and remained overnight under observation. According to family members, Marcel is at home and doing well.
A reminder, aways stay vigilant as to the dangers of lightening. Do not stand under trees or even outdoors during a thunderstorm which contains lightening.