June 29, 2010

6 Year Old Bit by Shark Near Beaufort, SC

WSB News reports that a father and daughter, from Marietta, GA, were attacked by a shark while vacationing at Fripp Island, 20 miles North of Hilton Head, SC. Per the article, the father stated that he "felt something nail me on the back of my thigh and before I even had time for it to register, I felt something tug at her (his daughter) and she went under," Craig Morris told Ch 2 Action News.

The little girl was rushed to Beaufort Memorial Hospital where she was treated for a nine inch shark bite that required 22 stitches to close the wound.

She is expected to make a full recovery.

Read the WSB News article
here.
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