INJURED – 26 June 2012 – Kahana Beach, Maui, Hawaii – swimmer bitten

Sage St Clair suffered a small wound to her left calf from a shark bite at Kahana Beach, Maui, Hawaii

Sage St Clair, 16, suffered minor wounds to her leg from a shark bite while swimming at Kahana Beach, Maui, Hawaii. The incident happened at around 9.45 am on 26 June 2012 a short distance north of the surf spot called S-turns.

Sage suffered 10-12 cm gash to her left calf. Fire personnel treated the wound at the beach and her parents drove her to hospital.

She was sitting in shallow water when the shark bit her. The girl’s father was reportedly kneeling in the water next to her and felt something bump his lower back.

It is believed the shark was a small reef shark.

Sources:
Hawaii News Now

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Hawaii News Now

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