Thousands of bees attack, kill 73-year-old

DOUGHERTY COUNTY, GA (WALB) - A Georgia man died Monday afternoon from an attack by tens of thousands of honey bees.

Curtis Davis, 73, was on a bulldozer on some property on Williamsburg Road in Southeast Dougherty County when he bumped a wooden porch post where bees had built a huge hive.

They swarmed the cab of the bulldozer and Davis was stung hundreds of times.

He was rushed to a hospital where he died.

A beekeeper was called in to exterminate the bees.

Firefighters who were called in to spray the insects so that paramedics could get to the victim were stung as well.

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