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8 injured by lightning that struck Clearwater Beach, Florida, 1 critical

28 days ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Eight people were injured when Clearwater Beach was hit by lightning on Sunday afternoon. Five of the eight were taken to the area hospitals. A man in his 40's, was struck directly and suffered cardiac arrest, as per city of Clearwater news release. He's currently in critical condition. One who was taken to Tampa General Hospital is being treated for burns. The other three chose not to go to the hospital because they felt only a mild tingling. They were treated at the scene.
Four, including the man who was directly struck, went to Morton Plant Hospital. The fifth person was taken to Tampa...
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