- Associated Press - Friday, June 10, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A Tucson teenager is expected to be OK after being bitten by a rattlesnake.

Firefighters say the incident happened Thursday morning at a Tucson park where the girl was volunteering with her church.

Authorities say the 13-year-old was walking a dog when she stepped on the snake.

It then bit her in the ankle.

Fire Capt. Barrett Baker says she was taken to the hospital and received at least two rounds of antivenin.

Baker said the girl was in good spirits.

Firefighters were not able to locate the snake.


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