2 struck by lightning while leaving Yankees spring training game in Tampa, police say

TAMPA, Fla. — Two people were struck by lightning while leaving a New York Yankees spring training game in Florida, according to the Tampa Police Department.

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Police said the lightning strike occurred around 3:45 p.m. at Raymond James Stadium.

A man in his 60s and a woman in her 20s were both struck in parking Lot 1, officers said.

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The Yankees were playing against the Atlanta Braves, according to the team schedule.

Tampa Fire Rescue officials said they took both patients to the hospital.

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At last check, the victims were in stable condition, firefighters said.


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