Cisco ISD Nurse Bitten by Rattlesnake

Cisco ISD Nurse, Pam Duncan, was bitten by a rattlesnake mulitple times this morning at her residence.  

About 7:30 am, Duncan was spraying a wasp nest when she felt a 'stinging' sensation on her feet.  She looked down to see

that she had stepped on the snake.  It bit her 4 times on the right leg and once on the left.

She was careflighted to Hendricks Hospital in Abilene where she is in the ICU.  She will be in the Intensive Care Unit for at least 24 hours.  

The doctors have reported that her platelets are good, but she is in extreme pain.  

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