2 people struck by lightning on Florida beach

2 people struck by lightning on Florida beach
FILE PHOTO: Two people were struck by lighting Sunday afternoon on a Florida beach, officials said. (Free-Images.com/Free-Images.com)

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Two people were struck by lightning Sunday afternoon on a Florida beach, officials said.

One person was taken to a hospital and is in critical condition, Clearwater police said. The other person was treated at the scene and is in stable condition.

“If you are close enough to a storm to hear thunder, please seek shelter and head indoors,” officials said on social media.