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3 People Struck By Lightning

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

MIAMI -- June 16, 2012

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.

One 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 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


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