2 injured by lightning in Point Pleasant Beach

Emergency officials say two people were injured by lightning in Point Pleasant Beach Saturday afternoon as strong storms rolled through the area.

Two women were struck by lightning in Point Pleasant Beach on Saturday afternoon.

Two women were struck by lightning in Point Pleasant Beach on Saturday afternoon. (7/16/16)

POINT PLEASANT BEACH - Emergency officials say two people were injured by lightning in Point Pleasant Beach Saturday afternoon as strong storms rolled through the area.

News 12 is told that one woman was struck while sitting in her car in the parking lot at Jenkinson's. Another woman struck was on the beach a few blocks away. In that instance, a lifeguard revived the 63-year-old victim after she collapsed on the beach.

Both victims are said to be in stable condition.
 
The National Weather Service had issued a severe thunderstorm warning for parts of the Jersey Shore Saturday.

 

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