Farmer stung to death by swarm of bees on Victorian farm

A gardener has died after a swarm of bees stung him on a farm in Victoria’s Grampians region.

 

The 30-year-old man was “stung by multiple bees” at the property at Dunkeld about 10am Wednesday, police confirmed.

A man has died after a swarm of bees stung him on a farm in Victoria’s Grampians region. Picture: 7 News, file

Paramedics responded but he tragically died at the scene.

"It is understood the man was employed as a gardener at the property," Worksafe said in a statement.

The man's death is being investigated.

The farm is believed to belong to the Royal Mail Hotel, a two-hat rated restaurant owned by high-profile QC Allan Myers.

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