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Shark bites woman in leg off Cape Canaveral


CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — A shark bit a woman in the leg while she swam off Cape Canaveral.

The woman was taken to a hospital on Tuesday afternoon for treatment.

Orlando television station WKMG ( ) reports the woman in her 40s was about 25 yards off shore when the shark bit her.

The woman's name wasn't released and no further details were immediately available.

Information from: WKMG-TV,

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