THERMAL, California (July 5, 2017) —Gerardo Balbuena, 49, was attacked by bees as he worked in a field Monday near Avenue 73 and Fillmore Street, according to the Desert Sun and the Riverside County Sheriff Coroner.
The Riverside Coroner’s Office released the name of a 49-year-old field worker who died in Thermal after being stung by bees. Someone called 911 and Riverside County Fire Department sent paramedics to the scene to help the man about 9:31 a.m. Despite their efforts, Balbuena suffered cardiac arrest and died at the scene.
His death is under investigation by police and the coroner to determine cause of death.
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