Police ID NASCAR fan killed by lightning; another man hit goes from critical to stable
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"There is simply no safe place outside," said Jensenius.
The deaths have occurred while people were playing soccer, fishing, doing yard work, picking squash or berries, and simply at outdoor gatherings.
While not specifically addressing the strike at Pocono, Jensenius said that "typically in parking lots, we see lightning strike poles and then spreading out along the ground."
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