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Tricky rescue effort at Glen Onoko Falls for woman bitten by copperhead snake

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Published On: Aug 06 2014 08:56:35 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 07 2014 05:58:09 AM CDT
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JIM THORPE, Pa. -

Emergency crews had a difficult time rescuing a woman who was apparently bitten by a copperhead snake at Glen Onoko Falls in Carbon County.

Crews were called to the scene around 8 p.m. Sunday.

It took rescuers an hour just to reach the woman.

They had to carry her up the mountain to get her to an ambulance.

At this point, there's no word on the woman's condition.

Stay with WFMZ.com for updates on this story as they become available.