City worker in Texas stung a thousand times by killer bees

Africanized honey bees, the so-called killer variety, are almost everywhere in Texas. (AP Photo/Texas Cooperative Extension, Jerrold Summerlin)

A man in north Texas is recovering after being stung about a thousand times Thursday by an aggressive swarm of Africanized honey bees.

The man is a Wichita Falls city employee who was at work mowing grass near a trail. Two co-workers who tried to come to his rescue were also stung.

They were all taken to the hospital and are reported in good condition.
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