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Officials: Two People Struck by Lightning on Florida Beach

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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.