Mail Carrier Hospitalized After A Vicious Hornet Attack
Posted By Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC
A U.S. Postal Service
worker was attacked and seriously injured by a swarm of hornets while on her
suburban Chicago route this past Tuesday. The mail carried was on her
route in Wheaton when she was stung between 30 to 50 times near her head
and neck. According to a U.S. Postal Service spokesperson, the mail carrier
was hospitalized for her injuries at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield.
She is expected to recover. A resident witnessed the attack and called
911. The witness claims the woman was screaming and under distress and
asked for emergency help. Residents say it is possible the nearby landscaping
work stirred up the hornet's’ nest. The hornets were cleared
by an exterminator a day later. The Postal Service asks residents to work
together to keep mail carriers safe.
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