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Eight Hospitalized After Lightning Strikes SeaWorld Orlando

Eight people were taken to a Florida hospital Tuesday after lightning struck the SeaWorld Orlando theme park, WFTV-TV reported, citing park officials.

The three guests and five Discovery Cove employees were transported to a local hospital as a precaution. All eight are alert, SeaWorld officials said.

Discover Cove is a section of the park which offers people the chance to swim with dolphins, interact with other marine life and go snorkeling, among other activities.