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DATELINE – Highlands County FL

Florida Man Rod Murphy had been doing a little gardening outside his home, hoping to finish before some expected rain began.

As he went to turn off the water, he had a rather electrifying moment.

And as you will see in the video, Taylor barely flinched…and never bothered to turn around to see what the commotion was.

MUST SEE: Lightning bolt explodes ground near gardening Florida man

HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) - Viewers of News Channel 8 submitted a striking security camera video Sunday of a lightning bolt exploding the ground outside of a Sebring home over the weekend. Denice Murphy said her husband Rod was outside turning off the sprinklers ahead of some forecasted rain Saturday morning when a lightning bolt struck mere yards away from him.