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Carson soldiers hurt in lightning strike out of hospital

Aug. 3, 2013 - 01:32PM   |  
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FORT CARSON, COLO. — All of the Fort Carson soldiers who were taken to hospitals after a lightning strike at a training area this week have been released.

Officials at the Army post had said 12 soldiers were taken to hospitals after lightning struck Wednesday. Ten were released that evening.

The Gazette reports the two soldiers still in the hospital had been sent home Friday.

Army officials have said the soldiers were outside training but were heading toward shelter when the lightning struck.

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