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7 struck by lightning on Grandfather Mountain

Posted August 13, 2021 4:40 p.m. EDT
Updated August 13, 2021 7:16 p.m. EDT

Grandfather Mountain

— 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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