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Lightning strikes three in separate Horry County locations during storm

Horry County emergency officials responded to three reports Wednesday of lightning strikes hitting people at separate locations.

Horry County Fire Rescue spokeswoman Leslie Yancey said each of the incidents happened around 6:30 p.m. during a storm.

None of the victims received life-threatening injuries, she said.

The strikes hit a man off Glenns Bay Road, a woman at Lakewood Camping Resort and a man at Ocean Lakes Family Campground. Yancey said the man from the Glenns Bay Road area was taken to Waccamaw Community Hospital, while the others were taken to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.

Their conditions were not immediately available.

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