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New Mexico woman suffers more than 1,000 bee stings

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A New Mexico family is recovering from a bee attack where one woman suffered more than one thousand bee stings. The Deming Headlight reports 85-year-old Angela Ortiz was attacked by a colony of bees last Friday as she was outside a trailer home. A Luna County Sheriff's Office report says a deputy and family members were also attacked by the bees as they assisted Ortiz. Authorities were able to rescue the family by using a fire extinguisher. According to the Luna County Sheriff's Office report, Ortiz had not noticed the bees that lived in a hive under the home. She was taken to a Las Cruces hospital where she currently recovering.

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