Three People Struck by Lightning in Alex City Park

Alexander City, Al (WSFA) -- Officials confirm three people were hit by lightning at Wind Creek State Park Friday night.

Park Superintendent Jimmy Shivers tells WSFA 12 News two people were struck at one site on the park grounds.  A third person was struck at another campsite.

Park officials say a storm blew through the area just before 8:00.

Medics took one person to the hospital.  No word yet on the extent of their injuries.

Shivers says there is some minor damage to the park as a result to the storm.

However, he tells WSFA 12 News a full damage assessment hasn't been performed at this time.