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Surfer loses chunk of board in Central California shark attack

Surfer loses chunk of board in Central California shark attack

After a great white shark bit a large chunk out of a woman’s surfboard over the weekend, state officials have a warning for people at Morro Strand State Beach: Stay out of the water. At least for one more day. Elinor Dempsey of Los Osos was rattled but otherwise unhurt after her encounter Saturday morning with the shark. The attack sent her and other beachgoers at the Central California beach swimming for their lives. “I was sitting on my board relaxing. I saw a large object, it was the color of a dolphin,” Dempsey told KSBY-TV. Witnesses told the San Luis Obispo Tribune the creature swam around her, under her and finally up toward the nose of the board, within...

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