Dave Riebel, 67, remembers growing up near what is now known as the east loop of the Lehigh Portland Trails built on the site of a former cement plant and quarry.
It was a bit hazardous back then.
He recalled playing cowboys and Indians when he was 12, and he rested his arm on something he thought was a rock. It turned out to be a water moccasin that couldnt help but bite me, twice, Riebel said. Three years later, he was bitten by a copperhead while hunting not far from the same site.
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