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Bee swarm hospitalizes 3, closes Huntington Park recreation area

Robert Keller Park in Huntington Park is seen closed off after a swarm of bees attacked three visitors, who were sent to the hospital Saturday, June 1, 2012.

July 2, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Huntington Park recreation area remained closed Monday morning after swarms of bees sent three people to the hospital.

Police estimate 60,000 bees left a hive then clouded the air around Robert Keller Park on Saturday. Three people went to the hospital with stings. One person was stung more than a dozen times.

The hive has been removed, but the park will stay closed until it is deemed safe.