3 People Struck By Lightning Transported To Hospital In Serious Condition

Local News

Three people have been stuck by lightning in the town of Sebastian, Texas. Willacy County Sheriff Larry Spence and Willacy County Emergency Management Coordinator Frank Torres confirm the victims are two men and one woman.

According to Torres, the trio were working on a fence in an alley in the downtown area near Farm-to-Market Road 506 when a bolt of lightning stuck a power pole Tuesday at around 2 PM.

The lightning strike broke the pole causing the lines to fall on the fence, according to Torres. Four ambulances arrived on scene and transported the victims to Valley Baptist Medical Center in serious condition. 

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