95-Year-Old Survives 400 Bee Stings

'Most men would have died, but he's taking it in his stride'
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 25, 2011 10:05 AM CDT
Police believe the bees were Africanized honey bees.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – An apparently indestructible 95-year-old man is doing well after being stung more than 400 times by a swarm of bees in Redondo Beach, California. Police say the man was walking near his home yesterday when he was attacked by the bees, which had been agitated by a fumigator trying to exterminate a hive in a nearby apartment building. He was treated at a hospital and was expected to be released. "Most men would have died, but he's taking it in stride," a police sergeant tells the Los Angeles Times.

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