Lightning Boy Survivor

An 11 year old has been telling ITV West about the day he was struck by lightning outside his school. His heart stopped at the scene but thanks to lifesaving treatment by nearby workers, it was restarted.

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Lightning strike survivor : full report

An 11 year old Wiltshire boy, who survived being struck by lightning at his school gates in Swindon, has been talking about his remarkable recovery.

Joe Compton's heart stopped after he was hit during a storm in September. He's now out of hospital, and is recovering at home.

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