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Two female cadets hurt in lightning strike at Ft. Knox

By Heather Smith - email

FORT KNOX, KY (WAVE) – Two Army cadets undergoing training at are being treated for injuries after a lightning strike at Fort Knox.

According to Anne Torphy, the public affairs officer for Fort Knox, the incident involved two female cadets happened around 3 p.m. on July 27 near the Muldraugh area of the post.

Torphy said one cadet was struck by lightning. She was initially given medical attention at the scene and taken to Ireland Army Hospital on the post before being taken by air ambulance to University Hospital in Louisville. Torphy said she is currently listed in critical condition.

The second cadet injured was standing nearby the first, but was not directly struck by the lightning. That cadet was also given medical treatment at the scene and is listed as stable at Ireland Army Hospital.

The names of the cadets and their hometowns have not been released.

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