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Child struck by lightning in Hillsborough County, NWS says

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — A child was struck by lightning Thursday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

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It happened at the Williams Park Boat Ramp in Riverview in Hillsborough County, NWS said.

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The child was transported to the hospital.

No further information was immediately available.

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Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.

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