Man bitten by shark while surfing in Volusia County, officials say

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — A man was presumably bitten by a shark Sunday morning, according to officials with Volusia County beaches.


The victim, a 28-year-old man from Daytona Beach, was surfing around 11:50 a.m. Sunday next to the New Smyrna Beach Jetty when he fell off his board and was bitten on his left foot, presumably by a shark, beach officials said.

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The man sustained injuries that were not life-threatening. He was driven to the hospital by a friend.

No further information was immediately available.

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Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.