The woman was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries and is expected to fully recover
A nearly 11-foot-long alligator that bit a Florida woman Friday afternoon in Seminole County was captured and killed.
According to News 13, an unidentified woman in her 40s was bit on the arm while wading in waist-deep water in the Little Big Econ River. She was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries and is expected to fully recover.
Authorities reportedly captured and killed the gator later that night, according to the news station.
In July 2013, 17-year-old Andrew Hudson was bitten on the back of the head and neck by a 9- to 10-foot alligator in the same area, according to WFTV. His injuries required 19 stitches and 12 staples.
There are several gator attacks in Florida each year, according to statistics from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission. In 2015, there were 9 major attacks, including one that was fatal.