One person dead after lightning strike injures 12

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ANDREWS, SC (WBTW) – One person is dead after a lightning strike injured 12 people in South Carolina.

Chase Ridgeway, with the Georgetown County Coroner’s Office, confirmed that one person has died after the lightning strike.

The National Weather Service reports a lightning strike in Georgetown County struck 12 people.

The lightning strike injured twelve with four unresponsive, according to the NWS.

Sam Hodge, with Georgetown County Emergency Management, confirmed that 12 people have been struck by lightning and are being taken to the hospital.

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