Man and Woman Hospitalized After Being Attacked By Swarm of 'Killer' Bees

July 25, 2012 Updated Jul 25, 2012 at 5:11 PM EDT

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Man and Woman Hospitalized After Being Attacked By Swarm of 'Killer' Bees

July 25, 2012 Updated Jul 25, 2012 at 5:11 PM EDT

A California man and woman are lucky this didn't turn out to be worse that it was.

According to the Palm Springs (Calif.) Desert Sun, a California man and woman were hospitalized Tuesday morning after being attacked by a swarm of Africanized 'killer' bees. The man was stung 80 times, and the woman was stung more than 100 times, according to The Desert Sun report.

The man was trimmed a tree that had a beehive inside it when the attack occurred, according to The Desert Sun report.

Read the Desert Sun story HERE.