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Authorities name 2 hurt at Bryce park

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Authorities have released the names of two tourists who were injured from a lightning strike at Bryce Canyon National Park this week.

Nicholas Baldwin, 47, Worcester, England, was on a guided trail ride when lightning struck a tree he was standing under around 2:20 p.m. Baldwin fell back and hit his head on concrete. The hair on his head and arms was singed and Baldwin sustained superficial burns to his torso, according to a statement released by the National Park Service.

Baldwin remained in the intensive care unit at LDS Hospital Friday morning in critical condition, according to hospital spokesman Jess Gomez.

David Schaefer, Gig Harbor, Wash., was treated and released from Garfield Memorial Hospital.