Woman bit by shark in New Smyrna Beach, beach officials say

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A 27-year-old woman was bitten by a shark in New Smyrna Beach, according to the Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue.

The woman was wading in waist-deep water around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the 700 block of north of New Smyrna Beach when she was bitten, according to officials.

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The woman’s injuries were non-life-threatening, and she was taken to a local hospital, officials said. They added that only the dorsal fin and tail were seen.

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Officials said that this is the seventh shark bite of the year in Volusia County.


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