BEAVER COUNTY, Utah (KDKA) — A dog helped family members find two girls who were struck by lightning while hiking in Utah on Friday morning.

According to a release from the Beaver County Sheriff’s Office, two girls, ages 8 and 16, were camping during a family reunion and left their camp on an ATV, taking a family dog with them.

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Officials told CBS affiliate KUTV that while the girls were hiking, lightning struck the 8-year-old girl on the top of her head and traveled into the 16-year-old girl.

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The dog returned to the camp alone and led family members back to the two girls, who were found unconscious on the ground. The girls were then flown to a local hospital.

The 8-year-old girl was last reported to be in critical condition, and the 16-year-old girl was in serious but stable condition.

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