A person has died from injuries suffered after being struck by lightning in Slaton on Sunday night.

While additional details have not been released, officials in Slaton initially said the person was struck by lightning before 8 p.m., while in the 600 block of West Fisher Street.

The person was taken to University Medical Center in Lubbock where he was listed in critical condition.

On Friday morning, a UMC representative confirmed the person had passed away.

No further information has been released.

The lightning strike occurred as heavy rains and cloud-to-ground lightning, moved through the South Plains in a storm beginning that day.