Franklin County deputy recovers from rattlesnake bites

Posted at 3:45 AM, Sep 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-11 05:19:09-04

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - A Franklin County deputy bitten twice by a rattlesnake has fully recovered, the sheriff said.

Deputy Travis Osburn was bitten Monday night while investigating a suspicious vehicle near the Apalachicola airport, according to the sheriff's Facebook post.

The sheriff's office took the occasion to remind everyone about the dangers of snakes in their environment.