Teen pulled from ocean with severe cut on leg at Playalinda beach, possibly bitten

Teen pulled from ocean with severe cut on leg at Playalinda beach, possibly bitten

TITUSVILLE, Fla. — A teenage girl was airlifted to the hospital after possibly being bitten by something on Playalinda beach, according to Brevard County Fire Rescue.

The 14-year-old girl came out of the ocean with a severe cut on her leg, firefighters said.

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Officials said they have not yet determined if the cut was surfboard-related or from a “sea creature.”

The girl was airlifted to Orlando Regional Medical Center, officials said.

On Friday, the Fernindina Beach Police said two people were bitten by a shark, closing the beach there.