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UPDATED: Children Injured By Lightning Strike In W. Travis Co.

Updated: Tuesday, August 26 2014, 10:44 PM CDT

9 p.m. UPDATE: According to the Lake Travis Youth Association, just before 5 p.m., a LTYA soccer team was practicing at the LTYA fields and was suddenly struck by lightning. EMS responded to the scene, and two players were taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Their current condition is unknown.

Officials say upon notification of the incident, all LTYA activities were cancelled until further notice.

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EARLIER:

Officials say three children were injured by a lightning strike Tuesday afternoon in west Travis County.

According to Austin-Travis County EMS, it happened at around 4:30 p.m. at the Field of Dreams in Bee Cave.

A STAR Flight helicopter transported a 10-year-old victim to Dell Children's Medical Center with potentially life-threatening injuries, officials say.

Austin-Travis County EMS said another male child was taken to Dell Children's Medical Center with serious injuries and a female child has possible serious injuries.

We have a crew on the way to the scene and we will update this story as we learn more.

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UPDATED: Children Injured By Lightning Strike In W. Travis Co.


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