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2 people hospitalized following shark attacks on Fernandina Beach, Florida

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Two people, a 17-year-old boy and a 30-year-old man, were hospitalized after being bitten by sharks in Fernandina Beach, Florida Friday afternoon.

The 30-year-old man was surfing when he was bit. According to reports, the 30-year-old man told paramedics he kicked what he thought was a nurse shark to make it go away when he was bitten.

The 17-year-old teen was bitten on the foot while wading in shallow water.

According to Action News Jax, the incidents occurred at the beach located near Sadler Road and Access 31.

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First Coast News reports the 17-year-old victim was transported to a Jacksonville area hospital. Both victims received stitches.

The beach is closed for the rest of the day.





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