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Driver finds snake slithering in her car

A woman discovered a snake slithering at her feet as she traveled southbound on the 14 Freeway through Santa Clarita.

April 29, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A woman who was driving through Santa Clarita discovered a scary stow-away in her car.

Angie Guerrero was traveling southbound on the 14 Freeway when she noticed something slithering at her feet.

The worry set in when she realized it was a snake.

"I swerved and good thing the girl next to me was paying attention and she swerved with me," said Guerrero. "This is the first spot I could pull over. I grabbed the dogs and got out of my car."

It took CHP officers and her son-in-law nearly an hour to capture the snake because it kept hiding under the center console.

Officials said the snake was not aggressive and appeared to be a non-venomous king snake.

Guerrero says she has no idea how it got in her car in the first place.