OREANDA-NEWS Eight people were hit by a lightning strike on a beach in Clearwater, Florida, USA. It is reported by the WFLA channel with reference to the firefighters.

As a result of the blow, one of the victims suffered a cardiac arrest; at present he is in critical condition. Four victims were taken to the hospital in Morton, another victim with burns was taken to the hospital in Tampa. In this case, the other three refused treatment.

It clarifies the channel CNN, among the victims - three employees of the company for the rental of jet skis and two foreign tourists.