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Man walking in De Luz is bit by rattlesnake


Last updated 4/18/2017 at Noon

DE LUZ ­– A rattlesnake bit a man walking in the area of Carancho and Los Gatos roads in De Luz at approximately 1:30 p.m. Monday, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

The victim, whose name was not released, was able to immediately summon help, according to a fire department representative. He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being transported to an inland trauma center, but his condition could not be confirmed.

It's unclear how or why the man got so close to the rattler, but snakes are emerging from hibernation all over the inland region and are actively hu...

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