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Man bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks is 7th this summer

Man bitten by shark on Outer Banks is 7th attack on North Carolina coast in 3 weeks
Emery P. Dalesio, The Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. - A shark bit a 68-year-old man several times Wednesday in waist-deep water off North Carolina's Outer Banks, officials said, the seventh in a record-breaking year of shark attacks for the state's coastal waters.

A spokeswoman at the Greenville, North Carolina, hospital where he was taken said Wednesday night that the man, Andrew Costello, was in fair condition.

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