Three hospitalized after reported lightning strike - KMOV.com

Three hospitalized after reported lightning strike

(KMOV) – Three people have been hospitalized after a reported lightning strike in north St. Louis County.

This happened around 4 p.m. on Monday in St. Vincent Park off of St. Charles Rock Road.

The fire department is working to get more details, but witnesses reported seeing a lightning strike hit the ground after rain began earlier in the afternoon. They described the scene following the strike as “chaotic.”

A 12-year-old and a 22-year-old are at DePaul hospital in stable condition. An 18-year-old victim is at Barnes-Jewish hospital also in stable condition.

 

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