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A bit west for most of you but...http://articles.herald-mail.com/2011-08-10/news/29874349_1_kayaker-copperheads-potomac-river
HANCOCK — A kayaker on the Potomac River was bitten by a copperhead snake Wednesday afternoon after he took a break along the river near Berm Road, according to a Hancock Volunteer Fire Co. spokesman.
After rescue crews received the call at 5:15 p.m., the kayaker was flown to Meritus Medical Center, which has anti-venom serum for snake bites, Lt. Raymond Poole said.
The victim was transported by medevac helicopter because it was important to treat him as soon as possible, Poole said.
The unidentified kayaker was expected to recover, Poole said.
Copperheads and rattlesnakes are common along the Potomac River in the Hancock area, he said.
Anyone know this person?
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Nope, don't know who it was, but I'll be definitely more alert when making pit stops along the river.
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Wow. Bummer of a trip to the river. Hope he's OK.
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