Pregnant woman gives birth shortly after being struck by lightning

Pregnant woman gives birth shortly after being struck by lightning

July 11, 2013 Updated Jul 11, 2013 at 5:35 PM CDT

An amazing story from New Mexico this month.

According to a report from Albuquerque television station KRQE-TV, a New Mexico woman survived and delivered a baby girl shortly after being struck by lightning while watching fireworks in the front yard of an Albuquerque home on July 4.

The woman, who was two weeks from her due date, was taken to a hospital where she delivered the child via c-section, according to KRQE. The infant is still being monitored in the hospital but is expected to be OK, according to the KRQE-TV report.

Watch video and read the entire KRQE-TV report by clicking HERE.