Oct. 21 2018 05:54 PM

The 40-year-old landscaper was cleaning yard debris when the bite occurred.

A landscaper in Green Valley, Arizona, suffered a rattlesnake bite in Quail Creek. The 40-year-old landscaper is recovering from the bite.

According to a report on the Suhuarita Sun website, the landscaper was cleaning yard debris in the 700 block of North Pebbles Ridge Drive when he was bitten on his right hand.

A local fire crew took the him to Banner University Medical Center shortly before 4 p.m. and is reportedly expected to have a long recovery time.