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UPDATE: Three Injured by Lightning on Tybee

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TYBEE ISLAND, GA -

UPDATE:  7/4/14 4:55 p.m.

Tybee Island Ocean Rescue now says that a total of three people, all males, were injured in the lightning strike. 

Their injuries were considered minor but two of the victims were taken to the hospital as a precaution.

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WSAV has learned that two people were injured tonight by a lightning strike on Tybee Island.

Ocean Rescue tells us that two males were on the beach when the lightning hit.

Both sought help with an Ocean Rescue booth for burns and News 3 has learned that one of them was transported to the hospital for treatment.

That person's condition is unknown.

Officials have not released the victims' identities.

The incident happened as storms moved through the area earlier this evening leaving roughly two hundred customers without power on Tybee Island alone.

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