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3 struck by lightning in Miami-Dade County

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MIAMI (AP) - Fire officials report three people were struck by lightning during a storm in Miami-Dade County.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue says three men were struck by lightning Friday while working on a pickup truck.

1 of the men went into cardiac arrest but was revived and taken to Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital. A second man was also hospitalized for burns. A third victim suffered minor injuries and was taken to a hospital in Homestead.

NBC Miami (http://bit.ly/Ma8IoA ) reports the lightning strike occurred during day of intense weather. There were also reports of hail in several areas of Miami-Dade and Monroe counties.

 

Information from: WTVJ-TV, http://www.nbc6.net/index.html

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