Woman hospitalized after possible shark bite at Melbourne Beach

- Brevard County Fire Rescue says a woman was transported to a hospital after being injured at Melbourne Beach, near a gated complex at 2999 S. Highway A1A.  

The 32-year-old woman, who is visiting from New Jersey, sustained injuries "consistent with a small shark or other toothy sea creature," authorities say.

Paramedics said the woman suffered a bite on her buttocks and thigh and a deeper bite on her left hand and wrist area. The woman also reported seeing the animal.
The woman was drifting in and out of consciousness at the time she was taken to the hospital.   
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