Crossville girl bitten by snake

Crossville girl bitten by snake

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CROSSVILLE (WATE) - A Crossville teenager was taken to the hospital Friday after accidentally stepping on and being bitten by a copperhead snake.

Crossville fire officials say the 15-year-old girl was walking in Obed River Park Friday afternoon when the she stepped on the medium-sized snake while wearing sandals. The snake struck the side of her foot.

The girl was taken to Cumberland Medical Center where she was listed in stable condition.
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