One person hospitalized after suspected stingray attack

Posted at 11:21 AM, Nov 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-02 11:21:00-04

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - One person has been hospitalized after a incident in Franklin County authorities suspect involved a stingray.  

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says the incident happened early Wednesday afternoon at East Pass, a fishing area in the St. George Island State Park.

The person involved was hospitalized at Bay Medical Center. The severity of those injuries are unknown.

FCSO cannot confirm that the incident involved a stingray, so we've reached out to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for more information and are waiting to hear back.