Killer Bee Attack in Loving

Published 10/24 2012 12:27PM

Updated 10/24 2012 01:57PM

One person is hospitalized after getting stung by hundreds of Africanized bees Wednesday morning in Young county. Young County Sheriff Bryan Walls says it happened just before 9 in the morning at the Loving Cemetery on Highway 16 south of Loving.

Sheriff Walls says 3 people were on four-wheelers. He believes the vibrations may have stirred up the bees. Walls says a 72 year old man was stung more than 200 times. He was flown by medical helicopter to United Regional in Wichita Falls.

We have no word on his condition at this time. Walls says two adults and a 6 year old were also stung multiple times, but appeared to be okay. Sheriff Walls says the bees have been

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