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Man struck by lightning while playing PlayStation in his living room
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Man struck by lightning while playing PlayStation in his living room

No, he’s not Ben Franklin — nor is he Thor. A UK man was rushed to the emergency room last Monday after he was struck by lightning while playing video games in his living room. Aiden Rowan was “happily playing” video games on his PlayStation around 10:30 p.m. when he heard a loud crack followed by a “heavy jolting sensation.” “So, I am absolutely not one for sympathy posts, I had to share this because of how insane it is,” gamer and cosplayer Rowan, 33, wrote to his 13,900 on Instagram followers. “[There was] a loud bang and … 5 hours at the hospital confirmed that I was STRUCK BY LIGHTNING through the open window! Never going to play cute cat games during a thunderstorm again. I’m fine, just very sore, hell of a headache and burn stripes down my arm....