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One injured after lightning strike on Clearwater Beach

One injured after lightning strike on Clearwater Beach

CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. (WFLA.com) - One man is sent to the hospital after lightning strikes close to him at the beach, according to Clearwater Police.  

Police say it happened late morning at Sand Key Park on Clearwater Beach.

They say a 50-year-old man was injured from an indirect lightning bolt. He was taken to the hospital and expected to be okay.

Another lightning strike also hit the area and caused a small brush fire.

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