Officials from the FAA say one of the air traffic controllers at BWI was injured Thursday during a lightning strike.
It was confirmed Friday that the air traffic control tower was struck by lightning during Thursday's storm -- an incident that was followed by the temporary closure of runways and the delay of air traffic.
Officials say the traffic management coordinator turning on equipment in the tower was shocked and taken to the hospital.
According to the FAA, the person was not seriously injured.
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