- Associated Press - Monday, July 31, 2017

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The Latest on a Tucson-area fatal bee attack (all times local):

10:30 a.m.

Authorities say a Tucson-area man is hospitalized in stable condition following a bee attack in which a landscaper died at the man’s home.

Drexel Heights Fire District spokeswoman Tracy Koslowski says the resident is expected to be released from a hospital where he was taken for treatment following the Monday morning incident.

Koslowski says the landscaper who was fatally injured was already being attacked when he approached a co-worker who was spraying for weeds and bugs.

Deputy Cody Gress of the Pima County Sheriff’s Department says no hive was found at the home and that circumstances of the attack remain unclear.

The dead landscaper’s identity was not released.


10:15 a.m.

Authorities say a landscaper died after being attacked and stung by a swarm of bees while working outside a home on the southwestern outskirts of Tucson.

Drexel Heights Fire District spokeswoman Tracy Koslowski says the man died at the scene Monday morning after firefighters took him inside the home and away from the bees.

Koslowski says no information is immediately available on the condition of a man who lives at the home. She says he was taken to a hospital after being attacked outside the home.

A second landscaper and two firefighters also were stung but Koslowski says they didn’t require medical treatment.

No additional information was immediately available on circumstances of the incident.

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