Ohio boy injured when lightning struck camp has been moved to Ohio hospital

Ethan Kadish was able to leave Riley

AMBERLEY VILLAGE, Ohio - A community gathered Tuesday night to pray for the full recovery of an Ohio boy who was one of three children injured when lightning struck a northwest side summer camp Saturday.

The lightning strike injured three children at the Goldman Union Camp Institute, including one critically. Ethan Kadish was among the children who were hurt, ABC affiliate WCPO reported.

Kadish, 12, was flown via medical helicopter to Ohio Wednesday, officials said. 

His parents said he was making progress at the hospital in Cincinnati. His doctors there said he did not need a CT scan and would be able to have an MRI instead.

His parents said his test results continue to show improvement.

"Please know, the safety of your children is our highest priority," Rabbi Mark Covitz said a message posted on the Facebook page of the Reform Jewish summer camp.

The vigil for Kadish was held at a synagogue near Cincinnati.

The two other children injured, both 9 years old, were a Chesterfield, Mo., girl, and a Kentucky boy, possibly from Louisville, police said. They were both released from the hospital Monday.

Kadish was set to undergo more tests Wednesday to determine the extent of his injuries.

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