BASTROP COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) - A construction worker was stung "several hundred times" afterbeing swarmed by bees during a project in eastern Bastrop County onMonday, authorities said.
According to the Bastrop County Sheriff’s Department, twoprivate construction workers were bulldozing trees on Old PotatoRoad when they disturbed a beehive.
One man was stung a few times, but the other -- identified asCasey Allan -- was stung several hundred times and he is allergicto bees, authorities said. Allan was starflighted to UniversityMedical Center Brackenridge.
Allan remains in the emergency department at Brackenridge and islisted in fair condition, officials say.
The Bastrop Sheriff’s Office, the Bastrop volunteer FireDepartment, Guardian EMS and Starflight responded to the scene.Allen was starflighted to Brackenridge Hospital. They are not awareof his condition on Monday afternoon.
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