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Surfer receives possible shark bite off Cape Hatteras National Seashore

The U.S. National Park Service shared a post saying the surfer received an injury to his foot while surfing in the Atlantic Ocean.
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Rescue crews at beach

MANTEO, N.C. — Editor's note: The above photo is from a previous story.

According to the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, a 26-year-old man received a non-life threatening injury, possibly from a shark bite Monday.

The U.S. national park service shared a post saying the surfer received an injury to his foot while in the Atlantic Ocean.

The post said a 911 call was received after 2 p.m. and the incident happened near Sudie Payne Road in Rodanthe.

The park service said Dare County Emergency Medical Services transported the surfer to the Outer Banks Hospital for treatment.


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