South Texas

Man, 85, Operating Tractor Dies After Bees Attack in Texas

Officials say an 85-year-old man operating a tractor in South Texas has died after being stung numerous times by a swarm of bees.

Willacy County authorities say the victim died Tuesday afternoon following the attack near Raymondville. His name wasn't immediately released.

Someone working at a nearby day care facility stopped to check on the man and noticed a swarm of bees.

Emergency personnel responded to a brushy area where the man had been working and found the victim.

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