Louisiana Woman Nearly Struck by Lightning Seen Crashing Down Only Feet Away From Her Front Porch

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It was a shockingly close call for a woman in Morgan City, Louisiana. Sarah Ribardi was leaving her home, when all of a sudden, lightning struck a tree right next door.

The strike was intense, and dramatic video shows debris raining down around her as she runs inside her home.

"It felt a little bit like it kind of pushed me back a little bit," Ribardi told Inside Edition. "Right after it happened, I was kind of shaking a little bit. It was scary."

Right after Ribardi went inside to safety, a cat can be seen running by on the video.

"I'm guessing she just ran home," Ribardi said.

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