Lunging snake slows traffic over Mayde Creek

KATY, TX (KTRK) -- A rat snake slowed things down at Mayde Creek in Katy this morning.

Mayde Creek was out of its banks from flooding rain the last couple of days, sending the snake looking for higher ground.

As vehicles passed by, the snake would lunge vehicles' tires. Crews shut down one lane as they tried to corral it.

This story didn't end well for the snake, as multiple vehicles ran over it. The snake didn't survive its injuries.

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