Published: Sep 16, 2011 9:25 PM EDT

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a man was bitten by a shark while surfing off a central Florida beach.
Volusia County Beach Patrol reports that 25-year-old Daniel Jorgensen was paddling out from New Smyrna Beach Friday morning when the shark attacked. Officials say Jorgensen had a 3-inch deep cut on his arm but refused transport to the hospital.
Jorgensen told rescuers he would drive himself to the hospital.

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