2 Colo. Air National Guardsmen struck by lightning

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Posted: Jun 30, 2011 10:26 AM
2 Colo. Air National Guardsmen struck by lightning

Two members of the Colorado Air National Guard have been hospitalized after they were struck by lightning.

Authorities say the airmen were hit by the same lightning bolt while they were on the flight line at Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora.

Staff Sgt. Brian Nelson and Airman 1st Class Chad Thrane of the 140th Maintenance Squadron were on duty when they were struck.

Both stayed overnight at a hospital.