OCEAN VIEW, Del. (WPVI) -- A man in Delaware is very lucky after he was bitten by a dangerous snake.
The man was bitten in his back yard in Ocean View, Sussex County on Saturday by a copperhead snake.
He was taken to the hospital and treated.
Copperheads are venomous but usually stay out of sight.
The snake was captured and moved to a nature preserve.
Delaware man bitten by copperhead snake in backyard