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Girl bitten by small shark at New Smyrna Beach

September 13, 2013
Associated Press

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A teenage girl was bitten by a shark while swimming off New Smyrna Beach.

Volusia County Beach Safety reports that the 13-year-old girl was in about 3 feet of water Thursday afternoon when the shark bit her.

Officials say the people the girl was with drove her to a nearby hospital. They believed the shark was about 3 feet long.

The Daytona Beach News-Journal ( ) reports this was the seventh shark bite of the year in the area.


Information from: Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal,



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