S.C. Woman Finds Snake on Her Car’s Windshield While Driving to Work: They're 'My Biggest Phobia'

"Luckily, I had both windows rolled up," the woman said

<p>Getty</p> A stock image of a black snake


A stock image of a black snake

A South Carolina woman got quite a scare when she spotted a snake on her car during her drive to work.

Earlier this week, the woman — identified only as L. Ford by local outlet WYFF — saw the large reptile on the hood of her vehicle amid her daily commute.

"I was about halfway to work when I saw this black snake slithering back and forth across my hood," Ford told the outlet. "At one point, it got between my wind guards and my window."

"Luckily, I had both windows rolled up," she added.

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Ford was able to capture a video of the reptile on her car, which she later shared with WYFF.

Still, she admitted that the moment was very scary to experience. "I was ... dying of a panic attack. Snakes are my biggest phobia," Ford told the outlet.

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As for where she thinks the snake came from, Ford told WYFF, "I'm guessing it was in my engine compartment, and once it got too hot, it decided to move to a cooler spot, and that's when I saw it."

Ford also confirmed that the animal wasn't found after her drive. "Hopefully, it exited my vehicle and found a new home," she said.

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