Snake Handling Pastor Dies

By WBIR

Published 02/17 2014 12:42PM

Updated 02/17 2014 12:54PM

(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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