Man bit by alligator after falling off bike in Florida: Officials

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(MARTIN COUNTY, Fla) — A man said he was attacked by an alligator after falling off his bike in Florida on Monday, according to authorities.

The unidentified victim suffered serious injuries from the bite, the Martin County Sheriff’s Office said.

Man seriously injured after being bit by an alligator at Halpatiokee Park in Stuart. Victim fell off of his bike and said he was attacked. First responders on are the scene now. pic.twitter.com/41d07hpZIT

— MartinCountySheriff (@MartinFLSheriff) July 19, 2021

First responders went to the scene at Halpatiokee Regional Park in Stuart and loaded the victim into a helicopter.

Stuart is about 34 miles north of West Palm Beach.

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