12/25/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Lucas Ransom Dead: UCSB Student Killed In Shark Attack

Lucas Ransom, a 19-year-old UCSB student, was attacked and killed by a shark Friday morning while boogie boarding at Surf Beach by the Vandenberg Airforce Base.

According to a Santa Barbara Sheriff's office press release, Lucas was in the water approximately 100 yards off the beach at 8:50 a.m. when a shark suddenly appeared and towed him underwater. Lucas sustained a massive wound to his left leg from the attack.

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