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Canton Girl Victim of Shark Attack

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FLA (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – A local girl was the victim of a shark attack earlier today.

Volusia County Beach safety officials say the victim, who is a nine year old Canton native, was bitten by a shark at New Smyrna Beach in Florida around 11 AM.

The child was taken to the hospital by her mother with non-life threatening injuries. Officials say the girl is expected to be okay.

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