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Man killed in shark attack on Central Coast

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City of Morro Bay
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A man died following what authorities say was a shark attack on the Central Coast Friday.

Authorities say man was surfing in Morro Bay area on Christmas Eve

A man is dead following what authorities say was a shark attack on the Central Coast.

It happened just before 11 a.m. Friday, off of Morro Bay. The victim was on a boogie board on an area of the beach known as "The Pit" when he was attacked.

The name of the man hasn't been released.

The beaches remained open following the attack, but warning signs were posted telling people to stay out of the ocean in the area.