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Girl, 17, Killed by Shark While Surfing in Australia

Girl, 17, Killed by Shark While Surfing in Australia

The teen was surfing in Esperance, Western Australia, at the Kelp Beds surf break when she was attacked by the shark.

A 17-year-old surfer was killed by a shark on Monday off Australia's south coast.

Police, paramedics and Esperance Marine Rescue treated her on the beach and before rushing her to hospital.

Esperance Police have paid their condolences to the girl and described the circumstances as "devastating".

Her mother and sisters watched from the beach as the horror unfolded, the 7 News website reported. She was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

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It's the first fatal shark attack this year in WA.

Monday's incident is the same location where a man named Sean Pollard was attacked by two great white sharks in October 2014, a local news outlet reported.

Wylie Bay Beach is closed on Tuesday, and the Department of Fisheries will be conducting beach and water patrols from early in the day.

She was pulled unconscious from the water with serious leg injuries, according to a report from Australian channel 9News.

In May Ben Gerring, 29, died following an attack at Falcon Beach, near Mandurah, while a month later 60-year-old Doreen Collyer died after a great white attacked in Mindarie, just north of Perth.

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