10-year-old recovering from copperhead bite

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- Authorities say a 10-year-old Ooltewah girl is recovering after a copperhead bite.

The mother of Allyson Reed told WRCB-TV her daughter was bitten on the foot twice by a baby copperhead Saturday night when she went outside to let her dog out.

Reed was taken to the hospital immediately and is expected to be released this week.


Information from: WRCB-TV, http://www.wrcbtv.com/

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