INCIDENT NUMBER: 16199
23 May 2015 at 2154 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Boise County, Idaho. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported an individual who was struck in the head by lightning while dirt bike riding. The individual was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital where he was treated for his injuries.