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Published February 17, 2014, 05:25 AM

Kentucky snake-handling pastor dies from a bite

Kentucky (WDAY TV) - A snake-handling Kentucky pastor who appeared on the National Geographic television reality show "Snake Salvation" has died after being bitten by a snake.

By: WDAY Staff Reports , WDAY

Kentucky (WDAY TV) - A snake-handling Kentucky pastor who appeared on the National Geographic television reality show "Snake Salvation" has died after being bitten by a snake.

After an emergency call from the church, paramedics arrived on scene to find Jamie Coots had gone home. When they contacted him at his house, Coots refused medical treatment.

Emergency workers left, and when they returned about an hour later, Coots was dead.

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