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Seven Taken to Hospital After Stadium Lightning Strike

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Seven people were taken to the hospital Sunday after a lightning strike in a stadium parking lot after an NFL game in Tampa, Florida, authorities said.

The strike happened at about 4:10 p.m. ET in the parking lot at Raymond James Stadium after the Buccaneers lost to the Green Bay Packers 20-3.

At least four or five other people received treatment at the scene but were not hospitalized, said Jason Penny, a spokesman for the Tampa Fire Department.

Image: Scene of the Tampa Bay lightning strike
Tampa Police Officers talk to spectators after football fans were reportedly taken to the hospital with injuries after a lightning strike near the Raymond James Stadium, Sunday, Dec. 21.Brian Blanco / AP

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