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NEWSChannel 2's Lexie O'Connor witnesses shark attack in Massachusetts, click for her detailed account

By WKTV News

TRURO, M.A. (WKTV) - The creature that attacked a swimmer off a Cape Cod beach Monday was likely a Great White Shark! NEWSChannel 2's Lexie O'Connor was with her family on the beach and witnessed the incident.

A Massachusetts shark biologist says the presence of gray seals near the beach coupled with the man's injuries and witness accounts-- he believes it was a Great White.

Truro police said Christopher Myers suffered severe cuts to both legs in Monday's attack at Truro's Ballston Beach. The beach remained open Tuesday.

State officials said the last great white shark attack off the Massachusetts coast was in 1936, and the person died.

Click the video for Lexie's account of the incident.

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