ANSON, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – An Anson man fought for his life after being attacked by bees Tuesday morning.

Anson city officials said Gary Bouton was mowing his lawn off Avenue O and 7th Street around 10:30 a.m. when he agitated the bees, causing them to attack.

Bouton was stung multiple times and had collapsed by the time family members and first responders got to him.

It’s currently unknown what kind of bees attacked Bouton, but they did cause him to go into anaphylactic shock.

He was transported to the hospital in Anson, where he started breathing after rounds of CPR, but he was then rushed to Abilene. According to the Western Observer, Bouton succumbed to his injuries.

No further information has been released.