Coroner: Santa Cruz County White Shark Attack Victim Ben Kelly Bled To DeathWell-known Santa Cruz surfer Ben Kelly bled to death after a major artery and vein in his leg were ripped open during a weekend shark attack, the coroner's office reported Wednesday.
Friends Remember Santa Cruz Fatal Shark Attack Victim As Religious, Kind And GenuineFriends of the respected Santa Cruz area surfboard shaper and surf enthusiast who died after a shark attack Saturday afternoon remembered him as a kind, religious man who was passionate about the sport.
Santa Cruz Surf Community Mourns Shark Attack Victim Ben KellyThere was no denying that surfing played a vital role in Ben Kelly's life. He was a respected Santa Cruz area surf board shaper, married to an avid surfer and was out on the waves whenever he got the chance. On Saturday, he was killed in a shark attack at Manresa State Beach.