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08/03/2019 - Riley Petrovich 21 yr old - Florida

Posted: Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:01 pm
by alb
Authorities say a third person was attacked by a shark in New Smyrna Beach Sunday after two people were attacked Saturday.

A 21-year-old Crystal Beach man showed authorities a bite on his right foot. He was treated on the scene and did not go to the hospital.

Authorities were still trying to determine the size and type of shark.
21-year-old Riley Petrovich walked up to report a shark had bitten his right foot as he paddled into the jetty.



NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. — Authorities say a third person was bitten by a shark in New Smyrna Beach Sunday after two people were bitten Saturday, WFTV reports.

A 68-year-old man from Nashville had his right foot bitten just before 3 p.m. Sunday, Capt. Mike Berard said.

The man said the shark bit him when he was standing in knee-deep water.

He refused to be taken to a hospital after sustaining minor lacerations from the bite that were bandaged by officials, Berard said.

A shark also bit a 23-year-old woman on the left hand and wrist, causing her to get stitches Saturday, authorities said.
Shortly after the first bite, a 21-year-old man was bitten on his right foot.

Neither bite was life-threatening.
It is unknown what type of shark or sharks bit the two people.