The girl was attacked while swimming in the river with her friends on Buru Island, Indonesia.
"I just remember saying, please don't leave me," 18-year-old Kiana Hummel said.
The victim and her sister were swimming in the Budaim river on Monday when the crocodile attacked. The community is now hunting down the killer croc.
The enormous 16-foot reptile was seen lurking in a shallow river in Western Australia's remote Kimberley Region.
After rains brought by storm Cristobal, crocodiles have found their way into populated areas such as Tizimin, in Mexico.
A 6-year-old boy was repeatedly bitten and held under water for around 10 minutes by a three-meter-long crocodile near El Palmar beach in Ixtapa, Mexico.
Coree Summerville had been fishing at The Strand Pier in Townsville in Queensland, Australia, when he spotted a struggling turtle.
"She's not doing something wrong. She's just doing what crocs do," Kai Hansen said.
Former tennis player Zanele Ndlovu lost her arm in a crocodile attack just five days before her wedding day.
Gruesome remains found after Borneo resident's partly eaten body discovered in a river.
A video of the attack was posted by a friend who filmed the grisly scene at Cape Tribulation in Queensland.
Crowds of onlookers cheered as the crocodile was captured and removed from the beach.
Police found human remains and items likely belonging to the woman.
The woman was enjoying a late-night swim in a national park popular with crocodile-spotting tours.