Man observing alligator in Florida bitten by poisonous snake

By: Associated Press
April 13, 2014 Updated: April 13, 2014 at 8:57 am
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A man who stepped out of his car in Alligator Alley to view one of the deadly reptiles was bitten by a poisonous snake.

Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue spokesman Mike Jachles said the 29-year-old man from Boynton Beach was bitten on the foot by a water moccasin Saturday evening after he and his girlfriend made a stop to check out an alligator at mile marker 49 on I-75 eastbound. The highway is also known as Alligator Alley.

Jachles said officials from the Miami-Dade venom unit responded and an air rescue helicopter from the Broward County Sheriff's Office flew the man to the Cleveland Clinic Hospital in Weston, Fla., where he was stabilized.

Man observing alligator in Florida bitten by poisonous snake

By: Associated Press
Published: April 13, 2014

A man who stepped out of his car in Alligator Alley to view one of the deadly reptiles was bitten by a poisonous snake. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue spokesman Mike Jachles said the 29-year-old man from Boynton Beach was bitten on the foot by a water moccasin Saturday evening after he and his...

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