Officials Identify Shark Attack Victim

Scarsdale, New York resident...
Great White Shark (Wikimedia Commons)

Officials have identified the victim in Wednesday's shark attack at Long Nook Beach.

Sixty-one-year-old William Lytton was taken by medical helicopter to Tufts Medical Center in Boston.

Long Nook Beach remains closed to swimming until further notice.

Prior to Wednesday, the most recent shark attack on Cape Cod was in 2012 when Christopher Myers required 47 stitches after he was bitten by a great white shark at Ballston Beach in Truro.


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