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Simple encounters with the environment led to death for two men

Simple encounters with the environment led to death for two men

Harford County has been free this summer from major health crises caused by natural elements.

With spraying going on to fight the mosquito populations amid Zika virus and other vector borne disease fears, the region hasn't been completely tragedy free from other dangers that lurk in nature.

Two separate cases of men who died in July were the result of simple, everyday encounters with the outdoors.

Joppa resident William Donald "Donnie" Stuller, a Vietnam War veteran, retired BGE electric line worker and survivor of major heart and lung surgery, died after a yellow jacket stung him while he was working in his yard in late July.

Earlier in the month, Jerome...

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