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2 struck by lightning in Peachtree City

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Two people were transported to the hospital after being struck by lightning in Peachtree City on Friday, officials said. Two people were transported to the hospital after being struck by lightning in Peachtree City on Friday, officials said.
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -

Two people were transported to the hospital after being struck by lightning in Peachtree City on Friday, officials said.

The Peachtree Fire Department responded to a call at the Battery Way boat dock around 5:30 p.m.. They found one man unconscious and non-responsive and another man unconscious.

Battalion Comm. Ron Mundy of the Peachtree Fire Department said that it appeared the men were seeking shelter from the storm under trees. He said it appeared lightning struck a tree, injuring the men.

One victim was transported to Piedmont Fayette Medical Center. His condition was not known. The other man was taken to Atlanta Medical Center, where authorities said he was in stable condition.

Witnesses said a thunderstorm had just moved in the area.

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