MAURY COUNTY, Tenn. (CNN) This was a close one! A Tennessee deputy saved a couple from a rattlesnake on Friday. They were sleeping on a dirt road when a Maury County deputy noticed the venomous snake slithering around their heads. He told the unsuspecting couple not to move – but the man quickly gets up and takes off.  The woman slowly follows.
The couple is okay and ended up getting a ride home from the deputy.