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Five injured in lightning strike at Kentucky Downs

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FRANKLIN, KY (WSMV) -

Five people were injured, including one who was transported to a Nashville hospital, after a lightning strike in Franklin, KY.

Franklin police say lightning struck a tent at the Kentucky Downs horse race track, sending electricity through some metal chairs under the tent.

Officials said five patrons were complaining of injuries, and one was even rushed to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment.

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