Salisbury woman dies after being stung by yellow jackets

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SALISBURY, N.C. — A woman died after being stung by yellow jackets, according to WSOC.

Diane Cupp and her son were cleaning the yard at their home on Bethel Drive when they uncovered a yellow jacket nest.

The neighbor told WSOC that about 100 yellow jackets started chasing the son. He was stung about 25 times.

The wasps then began attacking Cupp. She was stung several times and went into cardiac arrest.

It was reported that Cupp was allergic to them, but was never aware.

Neighbors say yellow jackets are a big problem in the neighborhood.

Source: WSOC