Lightning kills 2 on Houston soccer field, injures 1
LOS ANGELES (MCT) — Two men died and a third was injured Sunday when lightning struck a tree at a soccer field in Houston, already hard-hit by fierce storms over the past week, officials said.
Several hundred players and spectators had gathered at La Escondida Soccer Club, where a men’s league plays, when a storm broke around 12:07 p.m. Central time, Deputy Sheriff Thomas Gilliland, spokesman for the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, said in a telephone interview with the Los Angeles Times. Several spectators sought safety under a tree, part of a line of foliage marking a perimeter to the field.
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