Elderly Florida Man Killed by Fire Ants After Tropical Storm Fay

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Date: August 29th, 2008

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Florida – According to authorities in a regional hospital, Robert Cuningham was killed by an allergic reaction. He died Tuesday night of anaphylactic shock. Health officials say Cuningham was walking his dog this week in front of his home in the community of Chuluota when he stepped into a fire ant mound. The ants attacked him, and he went into shock a short time later. Anaphylactic shock can occur as an allergic reaction to the venom of certain insects, animals, medicines, or even food stuffs. In the most severe form of this allergic reaction, it can kill. More… Magazine LaneDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceReebok
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5 Responses to “Elderly Florida Man Killed by Fire Ants After Tropical Storm Fay”

  1. any mouse Says:

    And what does Tropical Storm Fay have to do with fire ants in Florida? Did the storm blow them in, and make them angry at people so that they are attacking us for no reason? Stupid headline.

  2. Anonymous Says:

    Hmmm, note to self: Don’t step on giant mount swarming with little red bugs that are known to bite people. Got it.

  3. elmer Says:

    Holy crap! Death waiting in the front yard.

  4. Anonymous Says:

    Fire ant can be nasty, but never heard of anyone being killed before. He must have an allergy similar to some people with bees.

    I also agree, the storm has nothing to do with this.

  5. Anonymous Says:

    When the ground gets wet it makes the ants more likely to come to the surface.

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