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Tuesday, August 09, 2005

A.J. Foyt attacked by swarm of bees

Legendary race car driver A.J. Foyt had a rough weekend:
Foyt spokeswoman Anne Fornoro told The Associated Press that the 70-year-old, four-time Indianapolis 500 winner was driving a bulldozer Saturday, clearing brush, when he apparently stirred up a nest of bees. She said Foyt jumped off the bulldozer and started to run for a nearby stream, but he tripped and the bees swarmed onto him. He was stung dozens of times on the face and upper body before finally scrambling into the water. Fornoro said a man working nearby called 911. Foyt was treated at the scene, but refused a trip to the hospital.
That's one tough hombre. The moral of this story is you should never drive slower than 150 mph.

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