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One killed, seven injured by lightning in Rocky Mountain National Park

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ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK — A lightning strike killed one woman and injured seven other people inside Rocky Mountain National Park on Friday, park officials said.

The strike occurred shortly after 1 p.m. on the Ute Crossing Trail, officials said. Eight hikers suffered a variety of injuries, including one woman who died at the scene.

Of the remaining seven, two were transported by ambulance and five transported themselves to the Estes Park Medical Center, park officials said.

No further information was immediately released.

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