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Teen preoccupied with cell phone steps on rattler's nest

One moment she was searching for a cell phone signal in the rural East County, and moments later she was under attack.

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - One moment she was searching for a cell phone signal in the rural East County, and moments later she was under attack.

Sixteen-year-old Vera Oliphant stepped onto a rattlesnake nest, and was bitten by six snakes. Incredibly, she survived.

In this News 8 video story, Jeff Zevely talks to the lucky teenager.