Pasco child flown to hospital after rattlesnake bite

Emergency crews are treating a child who was bitten by a snake at a Pasco County home this afternoon.

According to Pasco Fire Rescue, the 9-year-old had to be flown to St. Joseph's Hospital for antivenin treatment after being bitten by a juvenile diamondback rattlesnake. 

The bite happened at a home on Dajana Avenue in the Asbel Estates neighborhood of Land O' Lakes.

No other details were immediately available.