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Snake bite victim airlifted to hospital

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SANTEE (CNS) - A man bitten by a snake in Sycamore Canyon Saturday was airlifted by helicopter to a hospital, a fire dispatcher said.

The bite was reported around 3:30 p.m. in the canyon near Mission Gorge Road and Carlton Hills Boulevard, according to a San Diego Fire-Rescue Department dispatcher.

The man was picked up by helicopter and taken to a hospital, the dispatcher said.

The dispatcher did not immediately know the extent of the man's injury or what type of snake bit him.

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