80-year-old man among 20 people stung in Marana bee swarm

  • Source: Tucson News Now
  • Published: 09/24/2017 08:31 AM

A swarm of bees in Marana stung about 20 people, including an 80-year-old man, on Friday, Sept. 22. According to Capt. Brian Keeley of the Northwest Fire District, first responders were dispatched to the 13000 block of North Sandario Road, near West Barnett Road for a bee swarm at about 8:30 a.m. The elderly man was treated first by Marana police officers, who also were stung. When Northwest FD crews arrived, they moved the man indoors before he was taken to a local hospital, where his condition was stabilized.


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