CLEARWATER, Fla. — Clearwater Fire Rescue personnel transported a man to the hospital Monday after he was bitten by an alligator at Cliff Stephens Park, officials said. FWC handing investigation Richard Peel, 35, sustained non life-threatening injuries FWC toll-free alligator hotline: 1-866-FWC-GATOR Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials said Richard Peel, 35, was retrieving a disc from a pond in the park during a game of disc golf when the alligator injured him. Peel was transported to Mease Countryside Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Witnesses said three people helped Peel from the water after the incident. The alligator, meanwhile, remained in the same spot. FWC dispatched a trapper to the location, who then got the alligator out of the water. The alligator was reported to be 11 feet in length. FWC is now conducting a full investigation of the incident. No further information has been released.