Shark attack at Pensacola Beach, Escambia County, Florida, Usa

Shark attack details: Pensacola Beach, Escambia County, Florida, 04-Jul-1999
Date of attack: July 4th 1999
Location: Pensacola Beach, Escambia County, Florida
Shark species: 1.8 m [6'] blacktip shark
Name of victim: Lisa Alexander
Age of victim: 30 years old
Sex of victim: F
Activity: Wading in school of baitfish
Injury: Lacerations knee to ankle

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