• One dead, four hurt after being struck by lightning in Hamilton County

    By: Danae Leake , Action News Jax

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    Five people were struck by lightning in White Springs, Florida on Saturday as storms moved through the northeast part of the state.

    A woman died and four people were injured, according to a local storm report by the National Weather Service. 

    A source tells us the woman is 23-year-old Kourtney Lambert.  

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    The people were struck at Woodpecker Mud Bog, officials say. 

    A source tells Action News Jax the strikes happened at about 2:50 p.m. near a trailer where people were seeking shelter under the trailer's gooseneck.

    Lambert's family were injured, but are expected to be OK. 

    So far in 2018, two people, including Lambert, have been killed by lightning in the United States, according to the National Weather Service.  

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