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Florida Residents Get ‘Zombie Alert’ Message During Power Outage

Residents of Lake Worth, Florida got a surprising cellphone notification during a power outage that warned of a zombie outbreak.

Residents of Lake Worth, Florida got a surprising cellphone notification during a power outage that warned of a zombie outbreak. There’s no doubt that at least some people’s hearts stopped for just a second.

The automated message appeared to reference hit AMC show The Walking Dead. Lake Worth’s spokesman, Ben Kerr, told the Palm Beach Post that city officials are looking into the incident.

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It seems that someone hacked into the city’s alert system and edited one of the thousands of pre-prepared messages. Kerr continued to say that “the system has been scrubbed and there will be no further zombie messaging.”

Check out the message below.

 

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