Couple awakes to rattlesnake near their heads

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COLUMBIA, Tenn. (CNN) — Something no-one wants to experience: A sleeping couple wakes up to a snake near their heads.

The Tennessee couple was sleeping on the ground at the end of a dirt road when a deputy spotted a rattlesnake. At one point, it was even touching their heads.

The officer tells them not to freak out, but the man does and takes off.

The woman slowly moves away from the snake.

In the end, the couple was unharmed and the officer took them home.

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