'Don't move:' Deputy warns sleeping couple of rattlesnake

Rattlesnake seen slithering right past couple

By Stacy Shanks - Social Media Producer

(Credit: Maury County Sheriff's Office)

A Tennessee deputy happened to be in the right place at the right time. 

Maury County Deputy Adam Sisk drove up on a couple sleeping on a rural dirt road when he saw a rattlesnake slithering toward them, according to WFLA.

The deputy was in the area to respond to a call about a suspicious person. He parked his car and got out to warn the couple. 

“Don’t move,” he warned the couple. “There’s a rattlesnake right next to you.”

The deputy then urged the couple to roll toward him, and they were able to safely move away from the venomous snake. 

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