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Surfer receives possible shark bite off Cape Hatteras National Seashore

According to information from the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, on Monday afternoon, January 13, a 26-year-old male surfer from Manteo received a non-life threatening injury, possibly from a shark, off CHNS.

The 911 call was received at 2:33 p.m. and the incident reportedly occurred near Sudie Payne Road in Rodanthe. The surfer received the injury to his foot while in the Atlantic Ocean.

Dare County Emergency Medical Services transported the surfer to The Outer Banks Hospital in Nags Head for further treatment.

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