UPDATE: The 13-year-old boy died Friday at the hospital after the reported lightning strike, authorities said.
ORCHARD BEACH, the Bronx — Six people, including a 13-year-old boy, were hospitalized after reports of a lightning strike in the Bronx on Thursday, officials said.
The FDNY got reports of the strike at around 5:20 p.m. in Orchard Beach, but have not yet confirmed that that’s what has happened. PIX11 Weather shows you the lightning data from their radar at the time below.
A lightning strike can hit anywhere within 10 miles of a thunderstorm.
Six people were reported injured and hospitalized, according to the FDNY. As of Thursday evening, there had been no word on their condition.