Ture, was stung by a hornet and died soon after, police said.

According to police, Toshiharu Shiga, a gas-station employee, was stung in the head at around 5:55 a.m. Friday. He was rushed to a hospital but died about 90 minutes later.

Shiga apparently died of shock, police said. He had been preparing for an upcoming festival at the shrine with 10 other people. A hornets nest was later discovered under the eaves of the shrine.

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