Man Finds Rattlesnake Under Hood While Trying to Start Car

An upstate New York man trying to jump-start his car was greeted by an unusual sound coming from his engine.

  • Published 24 June 2018

This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.

HANCOCK, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York man trying to jump-start his car was greeted by an unusual sound coming from his engine — the rattle of a venomous timber rattlesnake. The man says the snake slithered across the engine block and curled up on the battery as he opened the hood of the car earlier this month in rural Hancock, on the Pennsylvania border about 115 miles northwest of New York City. State… Read at AP News