Lightning sends family to hospital in N.J.

    Four people, including a pregnant woman and a child, have been taken to a hospital after a lightning strike in Wildwood.

    WMGM-TV reports that a sudden storm hit Wildwood on Wednesday afternoon, bringing heavy rain and severe lightning.


    A family of four, including the woman and child, tried to take cover under their beach umbrella and lightning struck around or near it.

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    Wildwood Fire Department Chief Christopher D’Amico says there wasn’t a direct hit but that the family members had some tingling in their hands and arms.

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