By AP / KWMU
St. Charles, MO – KLOU-FM host Paul Arca says he thought he had been hit by lightning.
He was riding in the van when its raised boom hit the wire. The van caught fire, but Arca and the driver were able toescape.
Arca is recovering at home. He was initially taken to a St. Charles hospital. The driver was not injured.
St. Louis Public Radio is a service of the University of Missouri-St. Louis.