Camper dies after sting from a European hornet

Hornet stings cause 10 deaths a year in France

A sting from a European hornet proved to be fatal for a 76 year old man who was camping this week.

He knew he was very allergic, and when he was stung at 8:25pm on Tuesday, he notified emergency services immediately.

Despite emergency help, the man died from his allergic shock.

It is estimated that hornet stings cause ten deaths a year in France.

Source: Midi Libre