From Bay News 9:
THONOTOSASSA -- A woman canoeing on the Hillsborough River in Thonotosassa was bit in the leg by an alligator.
According to reports, the incident happened around 1:45 p.m. near John Sargeant Park located at 12702 Hwy 301.
The victim was identified as 18-year-old Andrea Reece, according to a FWC spokeswoman.
A Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office helicopter spotted the victim and another female in a canoe not far from the park's boat ramp.
Hillsborough County Fire Rescue launched a motorized Zodiac style boat that was used to transport the victim back to Sergeants Park.
She was taken to Tampa General Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.FWC is handling the investigation.