2 motorcyclists dead after wreck with school bus

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WENTZVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Two motorcyclists are dead after their motorcycles were involved in an accident with a school bus in the eastern Missouri town of Wentzville.

The accident happened just before 7 a.m. Tuesday on Route A, near the intersection of U.S. 61. The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the victims as 43-year-old Matthew Adam of Bowling Green and 22-year-old Jacob Boedeker of Warrenton. A third motorcyclist who trailed his two friends was not injured.

The school bus was on its way to pick up students and was empty except for the driver, who was not hurt.

Wentzville is about 40 miles west of St. Louis.

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