The Herald of Everett, Washington
Customer service  |  Subscribe   |   Log in or sign up   |   Advertising information   |   Contact us
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus The Daily Herald on Linked In HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up  Green editions icon Green editions

Oregon man injured in shark attack off Maui

SHARE: facebook Twitter icon Linkedin icon Google+ icon Email icon |  PRINTER-FRIENDLY
Associated Press
Published:
WAILUKU, Hawaii -- A 61-year-old Oregon man has been bitten by a shark in waters off Maui.
Maui County said Friday the man was snorkeling with another man about 200 yards off Kihei when the shark attacked.
The Oregonian identified the man as Thomas Floyd Kennedy of the Portland suburb of Lake Oswego.
The county says the man suffered multiple cuts on his lower left leg and thigh.
He told authorities the shark’s head was about two feet wide, but it’s not known what type of shark attacked him.
Kennedy told Hawaii TV stations he could see he was trailing blood. He says he kept watching behind because he was concerned the shark would come back.
Paramedics took him to Maui Memorial Medical Center.
Lifeguards closed part of the beach to swimmers.
Story tags » Animal attacks

More Northwest Headlines

NEWSLETTER

HeraldNet Headlines

Top stories and breaking news updates

Calendar