Lightning strikes at SeaWorld's Discovery Cove
Written by Robert Niles
A lightning strike at Discovery Cove sent several people to Dr. Phillips Hospital in Orlando Tuesday. Three guests and up to five employees were affected by the strike, though none appear to have been hit directly.Tweet
Two employees are said to be at the hospital Tuesday night. The other individuals, all adults, have been released.
Lightning strikes are a daily occurrence in Orlando, and strike inside theme parks are not unknown, though strikes tend to hit high points on buildings, rarely affecting visitors or employees.
Update: Getting reports now of another visitor at Universal's Islands of Adventure being injured by being struck by something while riding Dragon Challenge. Details to come.
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