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8 Injured by Lightning at Fla SeaWorld

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Officials say eight people were injured when lightning struck at SeaWorld's Discovery Cove water park in Orlando.

SeaWorld spokesman Nick Gollattscheck says none of Tuesday
afternoon's injuries were life-threatening. He says three guests
and five employees were hurt but none were hit directly by
lightning.

Gollattscheck says the guests and two of the employees were
taken to a local hospital as a precaution. The other three workers
were taken to a local urgent care facility. All were conscious and
alert.

Late Tuesday night, the two hospitalized employees were still
being evaluated. Everyone else had been released.


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