Campbell County home hit by lightning

No one was hurt

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ALTAVISTA, Va. – A Campbell County home was hit by lightning Wednesday night, the National Weather Service reports. 

Campbell County dispatch reported to the NWS that a home on Riverview Drive in Altavista was hit around 7:45 p.m. 

No one was hurt. 

In the last 60 years, we have averaged roughly one fatality per year due to lightning in Virginia. Virginia averages 300,000 strikes per year.