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One person killed, another injured after lightning strike in Florida

Posted at 2:46 PM, May 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-16 21:17:37-04

BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. — One person was killed and another injured after being struck by lightning Wednesday, according to the Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department.

First responders were sent to Hendricks Farm in Parkland and transported two patients in critical condition.

Woman struck by lightning in Sun City Center

They were taken to Broward Health North.  

So far in 2018, two people have died in the United States from lightning strikes, according to the National Weather Service.

For information on lightning safety, click here.