Pregnant mother of four dies after being stung by wasps in her backyard

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. — A pregnant mother of four in Virginia has died after being stung by wasps in her backyard.

WTVR-TV reported that 32-year-old Sarah Marie Schulzetenberg Harkins died at the hospital when an aneurysm in her brain burst.

She was stung by wasps Monday in her backyard. Her unborn baby, who was to be named Cecilia Rachel, also died.

The aneurysm burst due to the stress the stings and an allergic reaction brought on, according to

Harkins was a dedicated wife, mother and active member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Fredericksburg, her online obituary read.

Read full story: WTVR-TV

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