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Semi Truck Crash Spills Spectacular Number of Bees Across Highway

A bee spill in Washington state.

Screen shot/KIRO 7

A semi truck accident in Washington state has spilled a truly spectacular number of bee containers across Interstate 5, and bees are on the loose. (The driver of the truck was not hurt.)

Screen shot/KIRO 7

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Each box holds about 5,000 bees, the KIRO 7 station says.

This is ominous:

Many boxes of bees remained on the road after sunrise, and the bees begain to swarm and become more active.

The latest image, in daylight:

“Members of the KIRO 7 News crew” have been “stung numerous times.”

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