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Video records swimmer's close encounter with a shark

Posted at 9:07 AM, Jun 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-28 09:07:01-04

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, Calif.-- A swimmer's close encounter with a shark off the California coast was caught on camera.

A drone with a camera recorded a swimmer in Santa Cruz County with what appears to be a great white lurking just below the surface.

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The drone operator says the 10-foot shark was spotted just off New Brighten State Beach.

He says the shark looked to be minding its own business.

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He says he let the swimmer know that there was a large shark in the water, and that there were plenty of shark warning signs are posted nearby.