The Breckenridge Fireplace Division mentioned first responders confronted “very aggressive bee exercise” after they arrived on the residence. Representational picture: AP Photograph
BRECKENRIDGE: A Texas man died after going into cardiac arrest when he was attacked by an aggressive swarm of bees exterior his residence, authorities mentioned.
Thomas Hicks, 70, was mowing his garden Monday when he was repeatedly stung by the bees exterior his residence in Breckenridge, about 130 miles (210 kilometers) west of Dallas, authorities mentioned.
The Breckenridge Fireplace Division mentioned first responders confronted “very aggressive bee exercise” after they arrived on the residence. Medics and firefighters tried emergency care however Hicks died, the hearth division mentioned.
Hicks’ spouse, Zoni Hicks, advised TV station KTAB that she had been out grocery procuring when she returned to search out her husband screaming and lined in bees.
“You could not even see his again and his entire head – he was simply lined,” she mentioned.
Zoni Hicks was additionally stung repeatedly and he or she was handled and launched from a hospital.
The hive was situated inside a tree and firefighters killed the bees by spraying foam onto them, authorities mentioned.