Man bitten by shark in Rodanthe area

By on January 13, 2020

A 26-year-old male suffered an apparent shark bite today in the waters off Rodanthe, but appears not to have suffered serious or life-threatening injuries.

According to a National Park Service official, the individual, who was transported to the Outer Banks Hospital, was conscious, breathing and appeared to have sustained a superficial shark bite, although his exact condition was unknown. The official indicated that there have been reports of multiple shark sightings in local waters in recent days.

More details to follow as they become available.

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  • Corpsegrinder ZNN

    Sounds like he had no understanding of the damn shark issues !

    Monday, Jan 13 @ 10:21 pm
  • sandflea

    @ Corpsegrinder Yeah, like not knowing there’s sharks in the ocean.

    Wednesday, Jan 15 @ 10:03 am