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Woman run over by her own car after finding snake in glovebox

File photo of red racer snake File photo of red racer snake |  Photo: Santa Fe New Mexican

Christina Rodriguez
June 30, 2019 10:39 PM

SANTA FE, N.M. — A woman was starting to drive away from a Walmart when she reached into her glovebox and found a snake, according to the Santa Fe Fire Department. 

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Startled by the snake, the woman got out of her car. She thought she had put the car in park but it was in reverse – and her own vehicle ran her over. 

Carl Schmitt with the Santa Fe Fire Department said the woman had a significant ankle injury and was transported to a local hospital. 

Animal Control came for the snake, which was identified as a red racer snake. The snake is not venomous. 

If you ever come across a snake, call your local animal control and they will relocate the snake for you. 

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Christina Rodriguez

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