Flood Warning issued September 21 at 8:56PM EDT expiring September 26 at 2:00PM EDT in effect for: Hillsborough
An alligator attacked a woman Thursday at John B. Sargeant Park in Thonotosassa, deputies said, leaving her with non-life-threatening injuries.
Andrea Reese, 20, of Uniontown, Ohio, was found in a canoe near the boat ramp of the park at 12702 U.S. 301, according to Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. She was canoeing with Morgan Fusselman, 20, also of Uniontown.
Reese had been bitten on the left thigh.
Hillsborough County Fire Rescue used a motorized boat to reach Reese and bring her back to John B. Sergeant Park, deputies said. She was taken to a hospital.