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7 struck by lightning on Grandfather Mountain

Seven people were struck by lightning on Macrae Peak at Grandfather Mountain on Friday afternoon.

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Grandfather Mountain
By
Maggie Brown
, WRAL multiplatform producer
LINVILLE, N.C. — Seven people were struck by lightning on Macrae Peak at Grandfather Mountain on Friday afternoon.

Four people suffered from injuries, and one person had to be transported to the hospital by ambulance.

One person suffered burns from the lightning strike.

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