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Acworth Man Bitten by Copperhead

The snake was removed by Derrick Lawrence from Cherokee County Animal Control.
The snake was removed by Derrick Lawrence from Cherokee County Animal Control. (click image for slideshow)
May 27, 2016 | Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services responded to a call this morning, just shortly before 11 o’clock, regarding a man being bitten by a copperhead snake. Emergency service personnel arrived on the scene to find a 22 year old man from Acworth was bitten on the index finger of his right hand. After evaluating his injuries, Cherokee County paramedic, John Carroll, informed the man that he needed to be taken to the hospital. ... (read complete story)

The snake could be seen in the back of the landscaping truck.
The snake could be seen in the back of the landscaping truck.
The twenty-two year old man was bitten on his right index finger.
The twenty-two year old man was bitten on his right index finger.
Cherokee county paramedics evaluate the finger before taking the man to Northside Hospital.
Cherokee county paramedics evaluate the finger before taking the man to Northside Hospital.
The snake appeared to be between 18 and 20 inches long.
The snake appeared to be between 18 and 20 inches long.
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