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Canadian tourist bitten by shark at Florida beach: reports

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A 35-year-old Canadian woman was bitten by a shark while swimming at Ormond Beach in Florida, according to multiple reports.

The woman was bitten on the calf just before 4 p.m. after she jumped off her surfboard and into the water, according to clickorlando.com.

The Canadian woman was treated at the scene before being transported to hospital, reports said.

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She did not see the shark before the incident, Capt. Tamra Marris of Volusia County Beach Safety Ocean Rescue told WFTV-9.

There was no word on where the woman was from in Canada.

Ormond Beach, which is located in Volusia County, is on the northern border of Daytona Beach.

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