Authorities say emergency responders were stung several times when a flatbed truck carrying honeybees rolled over in rural Nevada.
Officials say 66-year-old truck driver Rudy Breneman had been hauling a load of bees from Bruce, South Dakota, to California when he pulled to the side of the highway east of Tonopah Monday afternoon.
Breneman told troopers the big rig started sinking into the soft dirt of the shoulder and eventually tipped over and broke open many of the hives.
Troopers say firefighters tried to contain the bees with water before bee keepers responded to the scene.
Breneman wasn't injured in the accident and is not being cited.
Most Popular Today
- 1.Your Money Matters
Eastside Restaurant Row
- 2.Your Money Matters
The Wage Gap
Roads In Northern, Western Minnesota Get Speed Limit Boost
- 4.Retail & Restaurants
Sears 4Q Loss Narrows, Sales Slide As Business Shifts
- 5.Retail & Restaurants
Restaurant To Donate Contributions To CMN Thursday
FCC Approves New Internet Regulations
Looking At 2015's Economic Outlook
- 8.Retail & Restaurants
Orion Breakfast Pizzas Expanding In Walmart Stores
- 9.Your Money Matters
South Dakota Featured In Delta Sky Magazine
Thursday Morning Business Brief