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BEAU CABELL/ Macon Telegraph/ Georgia Newspaper Partnership Bee hives along Interstate 75 near Macon on Sunday  Georgia Newspaper PartnershipMonday, Nov. 4, 2013 8:47 AM

BEAU CABELL/ Macon Telegraph/ Georgia Newspaper Partnership
Bee hives along Interstate 75 near Macon on Sunday 
Georgia Newspaper PartnershipMonday, Nov. 4, 2013 8:47 AM

Last May, a woman named Corinna Groncki slowed down for a traffic accident on I-95 in Delaware, something not too uncommon for those familiar with the roadway. But then, Groncki told USA Today, she saw a man running away from the wreck tearing his clothes off and hitting himself.

It turns out that the wrecked truck was carrying some 20 million honey bees from Florida to Maine. It’s not the only such wreck. In fact, enough bee-carrying trucks have crashed in this country that Live Science wrote an article called “Why are so many bee-carrying trucks crashing” in 2011.

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