Nicholas County Man Bitten By Copperhead In His Home


NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – A man was bitten by a copperhead under his couch.

According to the WV National Resources Police, a man in Nicholas County was at home and was bitten by a copperhead while reaching under his couch.  He became ill and had to seek medical attention.  He was ill for several days and suffered from a high fever, vomiting, and swelling.

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