August 15th, 2013
04:36 AM ET

Tourist loses arm in Hawaii shark attack

A German tourist was in critical condition after shark severed her right arm while snorkeling in Hawaii on Wednesday, authorities said.

The victim, who was unconscious when first responders arrived, was taken to Maui Medical Center for treatment, according to fire services.

The attack took place at White Rock beach in Maui. The beach has been closed one mile in each direction.


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soundoff (4 Responses)
  1. Rascal Rabble

    ....snorkeling is not a petting zoo...

    August 15, 2013 at 2:28 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Rascal Rabble

    to go to hawaii it usu cost an arm and leg...guess he gottah discount...

    August 15, 2013 at 2:33 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Rascal Rabble

    white rock see-food cafe

    today's special:

    tartar hu'maine

    August 15, 2013 at 3:02 pm | Report abuse |
  4. banasy©

    Candygram. Yikes!

    August 17, 2013 at 3:20 pm | Report abuse |