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Two killed by lightning in consecutive days at national park


COLORADO – For the second time in 2 days, lightning has killed someone at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado.

Officials say a man in a wheelchair was hit on Saturday at an area called Rainbow Curve Overlook.

A dozen other people were hurt.

Witnesses say they didn’t even see the lightning coming.

“It felt like something hit me in the head … I lost my vision for a full 10 seconds.”

“We turned around to kind of assess the situation there and went over to the man that was down, and started doing CPR on him until help came. His t-shirt and stuff was burned from the lightning but we were just trying to help him”

On Friday, a hiker was killed by lightning and seven others in her group were hurt.

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