'Sea creature' may have bitten 14-year-old girl at Florida beach, officials say

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A teenage girl was airlifted to the hospital Saturday after possibly being bitten by something on Playalinda Beach in Florida, according to Brevard County Fire Rescue.

The 14-year-old girl came out of the ocean with a severe cut on her leg, firefighters said.

Officials said they have not yet determined if the cut was surfboard-related or from a "sea creature."

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The girl was airlifted to Orlando Regional Medical Center, officials said.

On Friday, Fernandina Beach police said two people were bitten by a shark, closing the beach there.

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