Days after a 61-year-old man suffered a shark chew in Massachusetts, the seashore on Cape Cod the place the assault occurred was “closed” off to swimmers for the foreseeable future “attributable to continued shark exercise,” the city introduced Friday.
The city web site for Truro, Mass., posted the assertion round eight:45 p.m. letting guests know forward of the weekend.
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“Longnook Seaside is closed to swimming till additional discover attributable to continued shark exercise,” the assertion mentioned. “Seaside Gate Attendants can be informing patrons of the latest shark exercise within the space and distributing Cape Cod Nice White Shark Security brochures.”
William Lytton, 61, of Scarsdale, N.Y., was airlifted to a Boston hospital after struggling a shark chew Wednesday that resulted in deep puncture wounds to his torso and legs.
A fantastic white shark was reportedly suspected within the assault. The seashore was closed following the assault and was anticipated to stay closed till the weekend, officers beforehand mentioned.
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Lytton was in truthful situation Saturday, a spokeswoman for Tufts Medical Heart, the place he’s receiving medical care, instructed the Related Press.
Wednesday’s shark assault was Massachusetts’ first since 2012. The state’s final deadly shark assault was in 1936.
Fox Information’ Kathleen Joyce, Stephen Sorace and the Related Press contributed to this report.