Woman pulled from Cairn Curran after lightning strike

A woman has been struck by lightning while at a reservoir northwest of Melbourne.

The woman in her 20s was struck at Cairn Curran Reservoir near Castlemaine about 7.30pm on Wednesday.

Bystanders pulled her unconscious from the water and ambulance crews were able to resuscitate her before she was taken to the Bendigo Hospital, an Ambulance Victoria spokesman said.