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Good Samaritans Save California Shark Attack Victim

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A swimmer was seriously injured in a rare shark attack off California’s central coast Wednesday—but he survived with the help of paddleboarders who rushed to the rescue.
(Newser)

A swimmer was seriously injured in a rare shark attack off California’s central coast Wednesday—but he survived with the help of paddleboarders who rushed to the rescue. Officials say the man was attacked just after 10:30am at Lovers Point Beach in Pacific Grove, Monterey County, NBC News reports. Authorities say the man suffered significant injuries to his stomach and a leg. All beaches in the area have been closed until Saturday. One on-shore witness tells the Monterey Herald that he thought he saw two people wrestling in the water—until he spotted the dorsal fin.

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