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Mon Feb 17, 2014, 07:46 AM


Snake-handling Ky. pastor dies from snake bite

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Source: Atlanta Journal

MIDDLESBORO, Ky. A snake-handling pastor who appeared on the National Geographic television reality show "Snake Salvation" has died after being bitten by a snake during a weekend church service in Kentucky.

Jamie Coots was handling a rattlesnake at his Full Gospel Tabernacle in Jesus Name Church in Middlesboro when he was bitten on the hand Saturday night, another preacher, Cody Winn, told WBIR-TV (http://on.wbir.com/1cLrs8A ). After the bite, Coots dropped the snakes, but then picked them back up and continued on. Within minutes, Winn said Coots headed to the bathroom.

"He had one of the rattlers in his hand, he came over and he was standing beside me. It was plain view, it just turned its head and bit him in the back of the hand ... within a second," Winn said.

Read more: http://www.ajc.com/ap/ap/entertainment/snake-handling-ky-pastor-dies-from-snake-bite/ndQnk/

Never saw THAT coming.

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Mon Feb 17, 2014, 07:56 AM

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