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At least nine people, including several young children, were injured Sunday after a tree fell on them while they were sitting underneath a tent at the Dolphin Swim Club in Feasterville-Trevose, Pennsylvania, CBS Philadelphia reports. Lightning struck the tree, causing it to topple over onto the tent, officials told the station.
Nine people ranging from young children to adults were taken to a local hospital to be treated for injuries.
The article goes on to state the following:
Lower Southampton Township zoning officer Bill Oettinger said three people suffered serious injuries — two to their head and one to their back. The rest suffered minor injuries.
The nine injured people freed themselves from the tent before first responders arrived.
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