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Crate of bees falls off truck near Hoover and 53rd

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at 8:52 a.m.

Two beekeepers have been called out to deal with a crate of bees that fell off a truck during the morning commute Wednesday, authorities said.

The crate fell onto the road at 53rd Street North and Hoover Road, a Sedgwick County emergency dispatcher said. The mishap was reported at 7:35 a.m.

While the road wasn’t closed as a result of the spilled bees, motorists would be wise to keep their windows up while driving close by the location.

A Sedgwick County sheriff’s officer is at the scene monitoring the crate.

Reach Stan Finger at 316-268-6437 or sfinger@wichitaeagle.com. Follow him on Twitter: @StanFinger.

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