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Several people injured Saturday after a close lightning strike in Ogemaw County

Several people injured Saturday after a close lightning strike in Ogemaw County

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OGEMAW COUNTY (WJRT) - (06/28/14) - Several people were injured after a lightning strike at the Rifle River State Recreation Area.

The alert came to us from the National Weather Service out of Gaylord.

The Ogemaw County Sheriff confirms several people were hurt, including a 3 year old and the child's parents.    

We're told the lightning strike was about 15 feet away.

At least six people were taken to the hospital.    

At this point, the injuries do not appear to be life threatening.



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