INJURED – 31 March 2007 – Hutchinson Island, St Lucie County, Florida, United States – surfer attacked

In the second of two attacks on the same island on the same day, an unnamed 30-year-old surfer was bitten on his right ankle by a shark.

He sustained 7-10 centimetre wounds in the attack which took place around 2.20pm at Normandy Beach, Hutchinson Island, St Lucie County, Florida, United States.

His injuries were serious enough to keep him at Martin Memorial Medical Center, but were not life-threatening.

A fisherman who witnessed the attack said the surfer was no more than 25 metres from the shore when his was bitten by the shark.

No other details were reported at the time of this blog.

Sources:
Palm Beach Post

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