PALM HARBOR, Fla. – A woman was bitten by an alligator while walking her dog in a Pinellas County neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.
According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), a 43-year old woman was walking her dog along a small lake at Exeter Court and S Cardinal Drive in Palm Harbor when the incident happened.
The woman was taken to a nearby hospital and treated for injuries to her lower right leg, FWC said.
A contracted nuisance alligator trapper was sent to the scene. FWC is continuing to investigate.
Officials with FWC said serious injuries caused...