Shark attack kills man off Cape Cod, Massachusetts


A man has died after he was attacked by a shark off the coast of Wellfleet, Massachusetts.

The attack occurred on Saturday September 15 near Newcomb Hollow Beach on Cape Cod, NPR reports.

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Wellfleet police Lt. Michael Hurley told The Associated Press that the victim was a man in his mid-20s, but his identity has not been disclosed.

Massachusetts’ last shark attack fatality was in 1936, according to a report by NPR member station WBUR.

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