An American was killed in a shark attack while snorkeling in the Bahamas on Tuesday, authorities said.
In this screen grab from a video, authorities arrive at the location where a 58-year-old Pennsylvania woman was killed during a bull shark attack off Rose Island in The Bahamas. Obtained by ABC News
The victim, a Pennsylvanian woman in her 50s, was attacked by a bull shark off Rose Island shortly before 2 p.m. local time Tuesday, Bahamas authorities said.
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The woman was in a popular snorkeling area with her family when the attack occurred, police said. Five to seven people were snorkeling at the time.
In this screen grab from a video, people arrive at the location where a 58-year-old Pennsylvania woman was killed during a bull shark attack off Rose Island in The Bahamas.Obtained by ABC News
The victim, who has not been publicly identified by police, was on a cruise with family, authorities said.
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In June 2019, an American tourist snorkeling off Rose Island was killed in a shark attack. The victim, 21-year-old Loyola-Marymount University student Jordan Lindsey, died after a school of sharks attacked her.