7 hurt when lightning strikes near Tampa Bay game

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Officials with Tampa Fire Rescue say seven people have been taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a lightning strike in a parking lot near the Tampa Bay Buccaneers stadium.

Spokesman Jason Penny says it doesn't appear that anyone was directly struck by the lightning Sunday afternoon. He says the lightning did, however, kick up rocks and gravel and knock a few people down. It struck shortly after 4 p.m.

The injuries do not appear to be serious.

Green Bay beat the Bucs 20-3.

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