Snake Handling Pastor Dies From Snake Bite

Published 02/17 2014 10:09AM

Updated 02/17 2014 10:11AM

(WBIR) Kentucky Pastor Jamie Coots died Saturday night after he was bitten by a snake, according to officials and family members.

Coots starred on the reality show "Snake Salvation" alongside Pastor Andrew Hamblin, from LaFollette, who was recently in court for citations for snake-handling.

The National Geographic show profiled the Pentecostal, serpent handling preachers.

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