Police: Stadium Struck by Lighnting, Not Fan
Posted Sunday, September 4, 2011 ; 10:13 PM
The state police issued a statement on the rumors of a fan being struck during the Friends of Coal Bowl.
MORGANTOWN -- Sgt. James Merrill of the West Virginia State Police issued a statement on the rumor that a fan was hit by lightning during the delay of the Friends of Coal Bowl.
The statement said there was a lightning strike outside of Milan Puskar Stadium but they are not aware of anyone being hit.
EMS and State Police were sent to the scene but found no one to be hit.
The game between WVU and Marshall, was delayed because of lightning within a six mile radius of the stadium.
During these delays, fans are asked to leave the stadium and as well as players and staff.