Diver possibly bitten by shark near Haulover Inlet, authorities say

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A boater who was diving Thursday in waters near Haulover Inlet was hospitalized after possibly being bitten by a shark, authorities said.

The incident was reported around 12:40 p.m. off the 10300 block of Collins Avenue.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue spokeswoman Erika Benitez said the victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The extent of the victim's injuries was not immediately released.

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