VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — A woman was transported to the hospital Tuesday afternoon after being bitten by a shark, according to Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue.
The 27-year-old woman from New Smyrna Beach was wading in waist-deep water north of New Smyrna Beach when she was bitten by a shark around 2:30 p.m., beach officials said.
Only the dorsal fin and tail were seen.
The woman’s injuries were not life-threatening, beach officials said.
The attack marks the seventh shark bite of the year, officials said.
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