News

Gator Bites North Fla. Man Working On Dock

View Comments
File photo of an alligator. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

File photo of alligator. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

News

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

LAKE CITY, Fla. (AP) — An alligator bit a man on the leg while he was working on a dock at Lake Jeffery in north Florida.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokeswoman Karen Parker told the Gainesville Sun (http://bit.ly/1dt1U4n ) the incident happened Thursday afternoon.

The man was bitten on the leg. Parker says she doesn’t know the extent of the man’s injuries.

He was taken to University of Florida Health Shands Hospital shortly after the 3:30 p.m. incident.

Parker says the agency issued a permit to a trapper to capture the gator.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 980 other followers