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Rescuers at Fatal Williamson Wreck Hampered by Thousands of Bees

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas — An Austin emergency services district commander reported arriving at the scene of a deadly wreck Monday night in Williamson County and having thousands of bees hitting his car “like hailstones.”

Public safety officials described an unusual scene: a flipped vehicle on fire, one person dead and nine emergency workers and bystanders being stung by an aggravated swarm of bees.

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