Man bit by rattle snake in Surfside
Police say the man was in a lot of pain, but was in stable condition
A 30-year-old man was flown to a local hospital after being bitten by a rattle snake, according to Surfside Beach Police.
Police say the man was kayaking in marsh area on bayside around 5:30 p.m. Friday, when he got out of his kayak to empty the water out.
According to police, as the man stepped into the marsh, a rattlesnake bit on the man's right ankle.
Police say the man was in a lot of pain, but was in stable condition.
The man is recovering at Memorial Hermann Hospital.
The man's name has not been released.
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