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2 Mo. men rescued from partly sunken boat

ORCHARD, Mo. (AP) - Two men have been rescued from a cabin cruiser after it hit a navigation barrier called a wing dam in the Mississippi River.

Forty-7-year-old Gregory Simpson of Creve Coeur was operating the boat in St. Charles County when the accident happened early Friday. His passenger was 31-year-old Michael Bowman of Ballwin.

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

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

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