POSTED: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 10:11am
UPDATED: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 1:41pm
Lufkin, TX — UPDATE: Lufkin Police have identified the woman killed by the lightning strike on Tuesday evening.
Authorities tell KETK, Meshell Foxworth was struck outside the IHOP restaurant.
ORIGINAL STORY: A woman was reportedly killed by lightning late Tuesday night.
Lufkin Fire officials tell KETK, the woman was struck while standing outside the IHOP restaurant just before 10:30 pm and was taken to Woodland Heights Medical Center.
The woman later died at the hospital.
Fire officials are expected to release additional information later in the day.