Man hit by lightning along Bedford County road has died

Published: Jul. 25, 2016 at 5:01 PM EDT
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A man hit by lightning along a Bedford County road earlier this month has died.

Robert Miller died Friday at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina.

He was taken to the hospital's burn unit after a state trooper found him lying along Route 122 near Bedford July 14. Doctors determined he had burns consistent with a lightning strike.

A family member said Miller was taken off of life support late last week. He was 23.