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Woman Bitten By White Shark In Del Mar

Not the best way to start the weekend.

elsewhere // Nov 4, 2022
Words by Holden Trnka
Reading Time: < 1 minutes

Just this morning, a woman swimming off the coast off Del Mar in San Diego was bitten by a juvenile white shark. 

The attack marks the latest in a string of North Pacific shark related incidents, following the June attack at Lovers Point and the October attack in Humboldt.

Though the woman was not a surfer, she was in an area where many of us have likely surfed. 

FOX 5 News reports:

A woman was injured Friday when she was bitten by a shark near Del Mar, a city lifeguard confirmed.

The shark attack happened shortly after 10 a.m. in the Del Mar beach area between 15th and 17th streets. The juvenile white shark bit the woman on her leg, lifeguards say.

The woman and a man were swimming in the ocean together when the attack happened and both were able to safely make it back to shore.

The woman was treated for injuries that were not considered to be life threatening.

Beach closure signs were posted in the area.

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