Fans leave the stands after the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race was postponed due to rain on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Tragedy struck at a Nascar race Sunday in Monroe county, Pennsylvania.
Witnesses say it all happened so fast at Pocono Raceway.
Severe thunderstorms rolled through during the Pennsylvania 400 Nascar race, and shortly after the race was called, the unimaginable happened.
Lightning struck two different spots, killing one man and injuring nine others.
Ambulances rushed to the scene and emergency responders quickly tried to help several victims who were hurt.
Officials say lightning struck near gate three, and in the parking lot behind the grand stands.
The Monroe county EMA alert system issued a severe thunderstorm warning just after 4 p.m., and lightning struck outside the Nascar race track just after 5 p.m.
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