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09/02/2014 - Male - Florida

Posted: Tue Dec 30, 2014 3:33 pm
by alb
Fisherman bitten twice trying to release shark in Martin County

MARTIN COUNTY — A 52-year-old man was bitten by a shark at Fletcher Beach on Hutchinson Island just after 8 p.m. Tuesday.

According to the Martin County Sheriff’s Office, the man was bitten twice on the leg while trying to release the shark from his fishing line.

He was transported by Martin County Fire Rescue to Martin Medical Center for treatment.

The Sheriff’s Office described his injuries as minor.