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Shark bites California teen at Maui beach
Posted: Jun 26, 2012 4:36 PM EDT Updated: Jun 27, 2012 2:06 AM EDT
By Rich Meiers
By Ian Scheuring
KAHANA, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) –
A California teenager was taken to the hospital Tuesday morning after a shark attack at Kahana Beach.
It happened around 9:45 a.m. at the beach fronting the Hololani Resort at 4401 Lower Honoapiilani Highway, a third of a mile north of the surf area known as “S-turns.”
Fire crews arrived and found Sage St. Clair, 16, with a 4 to 5 inch gash to her left calf. Fire personnel provided medical treatment and dressed the wound.
The family declined medical transport and drove her to the hospital.
St. Clair, who is from Livermore, California told DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) that when she was bit she was sitting in nearshore waters with her dad about 2-3 feet deep and did not see anything.
Her dad was…
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