Four people are in critical condition after being struck by lightning in a Washington, D.C., park, officials said Thursday evening.
DC Fire and EMS said it had responded to Lafayette Park, located opposite the White House, and was treating four patients.
Two men and two women were taken to field hospitals with “life-threatening injuries” after apparent lightning strikes, DC fire and EMS Told,
US Park Police officers were also at the scene.
National Weather Service released strong thunderstorm warning Thursday evening for the area
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