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on March 8, 2009

Did anybody hear about this strange incident in Fremont?

“Bee swarm causes bicyclist to crash into truck”

FREMONT — Those weren’t killer bees in Fremont’s Irvington area on Friday afternoon, but the swarming insects did help send a woman to a hospital, police said.

The woman, whom police would not identify, crashed her bicycle into the back of a truck whose driver had stopped along Eugene Street after the bees surrounded the vehicle, police said…

The entire Oakland Tribune article can be read here:


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