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Nine hurt after lightning hits tree

Posted at 10:51 PM, Aug 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-18 23:51:42-04

BUCKS COUNTY, PA — Several people were hurt after a lightning strike caused a tree to fall on a tent at a swim club.

It happened at the dolphin swim club around 5 p-m Sunday in Bucks County north of Philadelphia.

Witnesses say the tree fell on a large tent with people inside which led to several people screaming.

At least nine people were hurt, including children.

At least two people suffered severe head injuries while another suffered a back injury.

None of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening.