LEXINGTON, SC (FOX Carolina) - A South Carolina lawmaker is recovering after being bitten by a Copperhead snake.
Rep. Chris Wooten of Lexington shared a photo of his wounded foot on Facebook Monday.
He said he was walking in his yard and stepped on the snake.
After slamming a brick onto the snake, the state lawmaker said he drove himself to the ER and is being treated in the ICU with antivenom.
Wooten is a Republican who was elected to office in May 2018.
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