HOUSTON (WKOW) -- Two soccer players are dead and another is hurt after lightning struck a tree that they were standing beneath to shelter from a storm in Houston.
Officials in Harris County, Texas say rain halted a men's league soccer club around noon on Sunday and the players all run for cover under some nearby trees.
Gilliland says lightning struck one of the trees, killing one of the men. Two others were also hit and taken to a Houston hospital, where a second man later died.
The third man is in stable condition at Houston hospital.
The Houston area has been drenched by rain the past week, flooding between 50 and 100 homes.
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