Grady Kornelson was swimming in Cheney Lake when he describes what felt like getting "hit by an electric fence while wet."
He had been bit by a snake.
The family tied a tourniquet around the bite (which they later found out was the wrong thing to do) before rushing to the ER in Hutchinson. It was there they discovered that he had been bitten by a copperhead, and would need to spend his weekend in the ICU.
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