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Man Killed by Gator While Fleeing From Police

SWEETWATER, Fla. (AP) _ A man has reportedly been killed by an alligator on the Miccosukee Indian Reservation in Miami-Dade County.

WPLG-Local 10 in Miami is reporting that the man was fleeing Miccosukee police when he dove into a retention pond. That's where
he was reportedly attacked by the gator.

The man's body was found at the bottom of the pond on Friday. Local Ten is reporting that the man had been bitten on the head several times. The gator was later trapped.

No more details are available. The man's identity has not been released.


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