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Angelina County Sheriff's Office: Man bitten by alligator while 'frog gigging'

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ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) -

A man who was out "frog gigging" early Saturday morning wound up in a Lufkin hospital after he was bitten by an alligator.

According to the Angelina County Sheriff's Office daily activity report, an ACSO deputy spoke to the victim at a Lufkin hospital at about 2:44 a.m. Saturday.

The man told the deputy that he had been "frog gigging" on private property in Cherokee County when he spotted an alligator. He tried to catch it, and he was bitten on the hand, the report stated.

"Case referred to Texas Parks and Wildlife," the report stated.

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