Shark attacks
A man has died after being attacked by a shark off Newcomb Hollow Beach on Saturday afternoon, officials say.

Wellfleet Police confirmed the shark attack happened just after noon about 300 yards south of the beach.

Wellfleet Police Lt. Michael Hurley tells The Associated Press the victim, identified only as a man in his mid-20s, succumbed to his injuries following the attack.

The man was pronounced dead at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis.

The extent of the victim's injuries are unknown at this time, but a Medflight was canceled.

Officials said the victim was transported to Cape Cod Hospital by ambulance.

The beach has been closed for swimming.