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Old 04-08-2015, 10:07 PM
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The 70 year old spear fisherman is interviewed about his accident and shows his injuries from the encounter. He said he was struck at about 40 ft. beneath the surface in poor visibility.

"JUPITER, Fla. (WSVN) -- A South Florida man bitten by a shark in Jupiter is speaking out after the attack.

Rick Neumann was spear-fishing off the coast of Jupiter, last Friday, when a shark chomped down on his neck and back 40-feet under water. "I think the shark got confused," said Neumann, "and he just lashed out and hit me like a freight train." Neumann had to be airlifted to the hospital. "I knew that I was bleeding a lot," he said, "and I felt around, and I knew that part of my ear was hanging off."

Neumann now has 200 stitches and a re-attached ear. He has a few months of healing ahead of him, but he said he is looking forward to getting back into the water."



CONTINUED with informative video interview at:

http://www.wsvn.com/story/28740785/s...g-shark-attack
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