Four people in critical condition after lightning strike near the White House

Four people are in critical condition following an apparent lightning strike across the street from the White House.The lightning strike hit Lafayette Park, which sits directly across the street from the White House, according to DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services. Two men and two women were transferred to area hospitals, DC Fire and EMS tweeted.”All had critical life threatening injuries,” the agency tweeted.A severe thunderstorm hit the DC region around 7 p.m. ET Thursday.This story is breaking and will be updated.

Four people are in critical condition following an apparent lightning strike across the street from the White House.

The lightning strike hit Lafayette Park, which sits directly across the street from the White House, according to DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services. Two men and two women were transferred to area hospitals, DC Fire and EMS tweeted.

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“All had critical life threatening injuries,” the agency tweeted.

A severe thunderstorm hit the DC region around 7 p.m. ET Thursday.

This story is breaking and will be updated.

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