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Construction workers injured after being struck by lightning

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Three men are in the hospital tonight, after being struck by lightning.

According to Austin-Travis County EMS, two concrete workers at the Cielo Apartment site and a food truck operator were hit by lightning at about 3 p.m. Monday afternoon.

First responders say their hair was singed and their feet were burned. The lightning strike was so strong it knocked off their shoes and socks.

Two men are listed in critical condition at UMC Brackenridge hospital, the other man suffered less severe injuries.

OSHA is investigating the incident.

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