December 5, 2023

A FedEx driver is being praised after a video went viral displaying the driving force killing a rattlesnake balled up subsequent to a buyer’s entrance door.

A Ring safety video posted to social media confirmed FedEx driver Matt Govier confronting an surprising impediment whereas delivering a bundle to the Nebraska house of Christie Jones, who had a rattlesnake balled up proper subsequent to the entrance door of the house. 

The video exhibits the rattlesnake slithering as much as the entrance porch of the house and ultimately coming to a relaxation within the nook by the entrance door. Minutes later, Govier arrives on scene to ship a bundle, solely to listen to the rattling of the snake close by.


FedEx driver Matt Govier removes a rattlesnake from the entrance porch of a Nebraska house. (Christie Jones / Fox Information)

After taking a number of moments to find the snake, Govier then grabs a rake and a shovel from the home and wraps the snake across the rake. From there, the FedEx driver takes the snake into the entrance garden and kills it.

Ring door shows rattlesnake on front porch

A rattlesnake slithers throughout the entrance porch of Nebraska house owner Christie Jones. (Christie Jones / Fox Information)

“I hope you didn’t have a pet rattlesnake at your entrance door as a result of I killed him. Sorry concerning the blood,” Govier wrote in a textual content message to Jones, accompanied by an image of the snake by the client’s door.

Jones thanked Govier for killing the snake and later took to social media in an try and nominate the driving force as “worker of the 12 months.”

Screengrab of text message from FedEx driver

A FedEx driver texted a buyer to allow them to know concerning the rattlesnake situated by their entrance door. (Christie Jones / Fox Information)


“I nominate Matt Govier for FedEx worker of the 12 months,” Jones stated in a publish on Fb. “Thanks Matt… anybody who actually is aware of me is aware of how extremely fearful I’m of any type of snake.”