A swarm of bees killed a man and injured five more people

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A swarm of bees killed a man and injured five more people

An Arizona man is dead, and five other people sustained injuries, after a swarm of bees attacked earlier this week, officials say. 

Their hive was thought to weigh about 100 pounds, and, when it was disturbed, the bees evidently became violent. It is unclear just what provoked the insects.

Three of those assaulted by the bugs suffered hundreds of stings, fire department officials say. One of the victims died at the hospital from his wounds. 

Even the first responders were stung several times. Eventually, the hive was spotted close to where the incident occurred, just outside an Arizona home. 

That hive has since been removed, but officials warn that residents are not in the clear just yet. 

“Although the area is much safer, there are still some lingering bees,” officials said. “Please continue to use caution while in the area…”

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this week’s fatality contributes to an average of 62 people who lose their lives to these stings each year.

What else do we know about the incident so far?

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