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Girl bitten by shark in New Smyrna Beach

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NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. - A 13-year-old girl was bitten by shark in New Smyrna Beach south of the jetty Thursday.

She was bitten on the ankle while surfing in three feet of water around 1:15 p.m. and suffered a 3-inch laceration, according to officials.

The girl was transported to Bert Fish Medical Center by private vehicle.

Officials said the bite doesn't appear to be serious.