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Shark Attack Off Maui Leaves Fisherman Dead

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HONOLULU (AP) - The Maui County Police Department has identified the kayak fisherman killed in shark attack.
    
Police say 57-year-old Patrick Briney of Stevenson, Wash., died Monday while fishing from a kayak off Maui's southwest coast.
    
State Department of Land and Natural Resources says the shark bit his dangling foot.
    
His fishing partner in another kayak tied a tourniquet on the man and asked for help from a nearby tour boat, which took the man to shore. He was then taken to a hospital.
    
The type of shark is unknown.
    
This is Maui's eighth shark attack this year and the 13th for the state. A German tourist who lost her arm to a shark died in August, a week after she was bitten while snorkeling off Maui.
    

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