Surfer possibly bitten by shark in Duck

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DUCK, N.C. (WAVY) — A surfer was bitten by something, possibly a shark, near Southside Village in Duck Wednesday.

Dispatchers received a call about the incident just before 2:30 p.m.

The surfer was taken to the hospital with bite marks to the ankle and foot. Officials say he didn’t see what bit him. They’re trying to determine if it was a shark or another marine animal.

The surfer is expected to be OK.