Fish & Wildlife | WCTV Eyewitness News: Tallahassee, Thomasville, Valdosta

Surfer Bitten By Shark Off Central Florida Beach

By: Associated Press News Email
By: Associated Press News Email

News Release: Associated Press News

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say a surfer was bitten by a shark off a central Florida beach.

Beach Safety Ocean Rescue officials say the 25-year-old Orlando man was surfing Tuesday morning off New Smyrna Beach. He was bitten near a jetty, a place popular for surfing and shark bites.

Officials say the surfer suffered a minor cut to the foot and did not go to the hospital.

The Daytona Beach News-Journal (http://goo.gl/fXfZ70) reports that it was the third shark bite reported in Volusia County this year.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WCTV 1801 Halstead Blvd. Tallahassee, FL 32309
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 255421161 - wctv.tv/a?a=255421161