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Truck carrying 400 hives crashes in Mecklenburg NC.

2016WreckInNCMeckenburgThe driver with the trailer loaded with 400 hives was involved in a multi-vehicle wreck. The bees were unhappy with the situation.

Crews called in a group of beekeepers to help. After about an hour, the swarm cleared. A beekeeper told Channel 9 that bees typically return to their hive instinctively.

“With any luck, most of the bees will go back in the box,” beekeeper David Segrest said.

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Full story from WSOCTV.Com: Truck hauling more than 400 beehives involved in chain reaction crash on I-85