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Bee swarm shuts down Oracle Road convenience store

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Posted at 11:43 AM, May 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-10 17:40:59-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — A Tucson-area convenience store was closed Tuesday due to a bee swarm.

According to Golder Ranch Fire, the Speedway at 12885 N. Oracle Rd. was shut down because of how severe the incident was.

One person was stung multiple times.

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