Swimmer Killed in Rare Cape Cod Shark Attack


Shark Attack Swimmer Killed in Cape Cod

9/15/2018 5:51 PM PDT

A 26-year previous man was tragically killed by what consultants consider is the primary deadly shark assault in Massachusetts in greater than 80 years.

The unidentified swimmer was reportedly in the water off of Cape Cod’s Newcomb Hole Seaside when he was attacked round midday Saturday. The person was given first assist and CPR, however died from his accidents at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis.

Witnesses say the person was boogie boarding with a buddy when the shark aggressively attacked. The person’s buddy needed to drag him to shore.

The assault was the second in the world this season. A 61-year-old man was severely injured on August 15 after preventing off a shark about four miles away from Saturday’s assault. He is nonetheless recovering from his puncture wounds in a Boston hospital.

The final shark assault in the state to consequence in a loss of life earlier than this occurred in 1936. Nevertheless, shark sightings across the Cape have reportedly been extra frequent this 12 months, resulting in a number of seashore closings.

The Cape Cod seashore was closed to swimming Saturday after the horrible incident.




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