Daytona Shores, FL-Update: Two people were hurt and one person died after lightning struck the beach in Daytona Beach Shores. A Georgia couple was among the victims. 33-year-old Janika Gardner died of her injuries. Russell Scott remained hospitalized. 55-year-old Anna Nikorak of Daytona Beach was treated and released from the hospital.
Earlier reporting follows:
Two people were seriously injured after being struck by lightning in Daytona Beach Shores today. Volusia County Beach Safety Captain Tammy Marris said a man and woman, who are tourists, were standing in ankle-deep water when a sudden storm came up and they were struck by lightning. They were knocked unconscious.
Marris said the couple was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
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