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Two men injured after lightning hits truck in Anson Co.

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ANSON COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

Two men are in the hospital after officials say they were near a pick up truck that was struck by lightning in Anson County.

According to Anson County Emergency management, the men were standing near a truck along the 200-block of Tooth Ache Road on Wednesday night around 7:45 p.m.

A woman called 911 after the lightning strike saying her boyfriend's father was one of the two men injured.  He was not breathing at the time and unconscious.

One man was leaning on the truck when the lightning hit the vehicle. He was transported to Carolinas Medical Center-Main with serious injuries.

The other man was taken to CMC-Union with minor injuries. He wasn't touching the truck at the time.

Both are expected to recover.

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