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Two rescued from partly sunken boat in Missouri

ORCHARD, Mo. | Two St. Louis County men have been rescued from a cabin cruiser after it hit a navigation barrier called a wing dam in the Mississippi River.

Gregory Simpson, 47, of Creve Coeur, was operating the boat in St. Charles County when the accident happened early Friday. His passenger was Michael Bowman, 31, of Ballwin.

Both were treated at St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles and released.

The Missouri Water Patrol said the 27-foot Sea Ray was destroyed.

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