Two Struck by Lightning in Raleigh County

CLEAR CREEK– Two people in Raleigh County have been hospitalized after being struck by lightning.

Dispatchers tell WOAY the incident happened at a mine up Workman’s Creek in Clear Creek around 2:10 this afternoon.

The extent of the injuries is unknown at this time.

Clear Creek Fire Department, Whiteville EMS and Jan Care Ambulance all responded.

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