Stanford's Hoover Tower Struck by Lightning — Again

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Lightning does strike twice.

The Hoover Tower at Stanford -- one of the Bay Area's landmarks -- was struck by lightning, prompting chunks of concrete to fall to the ground.

No injuries were reported.

The extent of the damage to the tower is still being assessed.

The tower was also hit by lightning 50 years ago, which also damaged the dome.

The tower stands nearly 300 feet tall.

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