Seven people are struck by lightning and four are injured while hiking Grandfather Mountain in North Carolina

Lightning struck MacRae Peak on Grandfather Mountain, located in the northern part of the state, at 12.05pm Friday, as a storm passed over it abruptly. One victim had fallen and had to be airlifted to a hospital with a head injury, while another suffered from burns. The other victims of the strike had minor injuries, according to the National Weather Service.

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SOURCE: Daily Mail