Police give details on Demarest lightning strike

A man was struck by lightning this afternoon while watching a soccer practice at North Valley Regional High School.Demarest Police Chief James Powderley says approximately

DEMAREST - A man was struck by lightning this afternoon while watching a soccer practice at North Valley Regional High School.

Demarest Police Chief James Powderley says approximately 100 students were evacuated for safety reasons following the incident. Nine of those students were taken to the hospital for 'tingling sensations'.

The man was airlifted to Hackensack Medical Center, where he is listed in critical condition.

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