Man struck by lightning at Vali-Hi Drive-In in Lake Elmo during Thursday storms

Theodore Wirth Parkway in Minneapolis was closed Thursday night after a tree limb fell and blocked the road.  (FOX 9)

A man was reportedly struck by lightning Thursday night at the Vali-Hi Drive-In theater in Lake Elmo.  

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said the man was conscious and responsive when they arrived. He was taken by ambulance to Regions Hospital.

Storms in the Twin Cities metro Thursday night caused problems in a few other areas as well.

Theodore Wirth Parkway was closed in Minneapolis after a large tree branch fell in the road when a line of storms moved through around 10:30 p.m.  

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