Woman attacked by alligator during nighttime swim


Wednesday night, trappers continued to search a lake in Citrus County for an alligator that attacked a homeless woman early that morning.

According to a Florida Fish & Wildlife spokesperson, Felicitie Marie Gillette was wading in Lake Hernando around 1 a.m. when a 5 to 6-foot-long alligator grabbed her left arm and tried to drag her under.

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