Contact Us
Northwest Dutchess Daily Voice serves Clinton, Hyde Park, Milan, Pleasant Valley, Red Hook & Rhinebeck
Return to your home site

Menu

Northwest Dutchess Daily Voice serves Clinton, Hyde Park, Milan, Pleasant Valley, Red Hook & Rhinebeck

Nearby Towns

  • Putnam
    serves Brewster, Carmel-Kent, Cold Spring, Mahopac, Patterson & Putnam Valley
  • Southwest Dutchess
    serves Beacon, East Fishkill, Fishkill, LaGrange, Poughkeepsie, Wappinger & Wappingers Falls
  • East Dutchess
    serves Amenia, Beekman, Dover, Millbrook, North East, Pawling, Pine Plains, Stanford, Union Vale & Washington
Breaking News: Suspect From Lagrangeville Nabbed After Town Of Poughkeepsie Bank Robbery
news

Hudson Valley Man ID'd As Cape Cod Shark Attack Victim

Long Nook Beach is in Truro, near Provincetown on Cape Cod.
Long Nook Beach is in Truro, near Provincetown on Cape Cod. Photo Credit: Google Maps

A 61-year-old Westchester man was bitten by a shark on his torso and legs while swimming in deep water about 30 yards off the shore of Cape Cod near Provincetown.

The incident, on Long Nook Beach in Truro, occurred Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 15.

The man, identified as William Lytton of Scarsdale according to the Boston Herald , was flown to a Boston hospital by medical helicopter.

He is listed in serious condition at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, according to the Herald.

The breed of shark that attacked Lytton has not yet been determined. It was Massachusetts' first shark attack in six years.

Check back to Daily Voice for updates.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Northwest Dutchess Daily Voice!

Serves Clinton, Hyde Park, Milan, Pleasant Valley, Red Hook & Rhinebeck

Get the news you need to know on the go.

Welcome to

Northwest Dutchess Daily Voice!

Serves Clinton, Hyde Park, Milan, Pleasant Valley, Red Hook & Rhinebeck

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.