A 17-year-old girl died Monday after she was attacked by a shark while surfing off the coast of Western Australia.
The girl, whose identity has not been made public, was with her parents and two sisters in the popular surfing area of Wylie Bay, near the town of Esperance. The shark bit her on the leg around 4 p.m., Australia’s 7 News reports.
She was rushed in critical condition to a hospital, where she died. Authorities have not said what kind of shark may be responsible.