UPDATE: Dalton man dies after being struck by lightning on July 4th
A Dalton man who was struck by lightning on July 4th and rushed to the hospital has died.
Dalton Fire Chief Todd Pangle confirmed Egan Stanley passed away Sunday.
Pangle says a GoFundMe has been set up in support of the Stanley family.
In a public Facebook post, Egan's wife Kasonndra wrote "Forever would have never been enough."
A man from Dalton was hospitalized after authorities say a lightning bolt struck him Wednesday afternoon.
Dalton Fire Chief Todd Pangle says it happened during a fishing tournament at the Dalton Golf and Country Club.
Pangle says the man was hit on the bank of a pond during brief thunderstorms.
He was rushed to Grady Memorial Hospital.
The family of the man has identified him as Egan Stanley, and has set up a GoFundMe account to help pay his medical expenses.
Depend on us to keep you posted as we learn more.