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Officials: Two People Struck by Lightning on Florida Beach

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Visitors enjoy Clearwater Beach, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, in Clearwater Beach, Fla. Beachgoers are trying to keep a safe distance from each other by keeping a space of 6 to 10 feet (2 to 3 meters) between family groups to help protect from the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

Two people are in the hospital after getting struck by lightning in the Tampa Bay area Sunday, authorities say.

According to Clearwater Police, the incident happened on Clearwater Beach.

One person was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

The second person is still being examined at by paramedics on scene.

That person was unconscious and not breathing when a police officer began administering CPR until the medical officials arrived.

This is a developing story.