Benton, LA Sonic Drive Inn reportedly struck by lightning

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The Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office reports that the Sonic Drive Inn, located in the 200 block of Burt Blvd. in Benton, Louisiana was allegedly struck by lightning.

Lightning reportedly hit shortly after 3 p.m., deputies tell KSLA that the store is shutdown at this time and those customers who were there at the time of the reported strike have been issued coupons to return at a later date.

KSLA has a crew en route to Benton to gather more information, so be sure to stay tuned to KSLA News 12 at 5 and for future updates.