14-year-old surfer bitten by a shark in North Carolina

14-year-old surfer bitten by a shark in North Carolina

A teenage surfer was bitten August 19 by a shark off the coast of North Carolina. The unidentified 14-year-old boy was hitting the waves with other surfers off Atlantic Beach, Oceanana Pier Two in front of the Dunes Club before 1 p.m. when a shark bit the young man’s right leg twice just below the knee. “You could tell it was two separate bites,” according to Atlantic Beach Fire Chief Adam W. Snyder. “It bit him, bit him and let go, and he [the surfer] just came in.” The young…

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