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3 people hurt after being struck by lightning in Colorado

1 hurt in Arvada, 2 hurt in El Paso County
Posted: 10:29 PM, Jul 19, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-20 00:29:02-04

ARVADA, Colo. -- Three people were injured by lightning strikes during thunderstorms in Colorado Tuesday night. 

Arvada Fire said one person was struck by lightning at the Indian Tree Golf Course in Arvada.

In El Paso County, two people were hurt after being hit by lightning near the county fairgrounds northeast of Colorado Springs.

An El Paso County spokesperson said a man and woman were leaving a building around 6 p.m. when they were struck.

Rides were shut down and the fairgrounds were evacuated.

Officials didn’t release any details about the victims' conditions.