10-Foot Alligator Killed After Biting Woman in Florida

A woman was hospitalized Friday afternoon after an alligator bit her arm as she waded in the Econlockhatchee River in the Little Big Econ State Forest near Chuluota, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said.

An alligator measuring nearly 11 feet bit the woman at about 2:30 p.m. as she stood in waist-deep water, wildlife officials said.

Authorities trapped and killed the alligator Friday evening.

The woman, who wasn’t publicly identified, is expected to fully recover from her injuries.

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SOURCE: Atlanta Journal Constitution, WFTV – Orlando

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