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Child Bitten By Copperhead Snake At School

Posted at 4:26 PM, Sep 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-21 17:26:32-04

A child has been bitten by a Copperhead snake at a school in Clarksville.

Authorities said the incident happened just after 3 p.m. Wednesday at Little Country School House in the 800 block of TN-76.

Reports stated the child was around 20 months old and was being taken to Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Officials said the snake bit the child on the hand and finger.

No further details were available.