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7 children, 2 adults injured after a lightning strike on a tree



Authorities have confirmed that seven children and two adults were injured after lightning struck a tree at the Dolphin Swim Club in Feasterville, Pennsylvania, according to 6ABC.

  Lightning near Altoona, Pennsylvania

Storm rolled on Sunday afternoon through Pennsylvania's swaths and set down several trees and power lines throughout the state. (AccuWeather / Brian Lada)

Around 5pm. EDT, the tree fell on a tent pavilion, the authorities told the news station and injured nine people, including children. Some of the victims were taken to St. Mary's Hospital in nearby Langhorne.

Three people were seriously injured and the other six suffered minor injuries.


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A National Weather Service storm report reported that two more people were injured in Crawford County, Pennsylvania after a tree fell on a car. Details of the incident are not yet available.

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