2 Bradenton high school graduates die in crash while exploring Peru

Manatee County

BRADENTON, Fla. — Southeast High School is mourning the deaths of two graduates killed in a crash in Peru over the weekend.

Albert Ales and Zachary Morris, both 18, died Friday after their motorbike collided with a bus the Saqsaywaman Archeological Park in Cusco. The teens were rushed to the hospital where they later died, Peruvian newspaper La República reported.

“We hold their family and friends in our thoughts and prayers during this incredibly tough time,” the school said in a Facebook post. “Class of 2019 and the Seminole family will forever keep you in our hearts.”

The school is asking students to honor the teens on Tuesday by wearing the color orange or a Hawaiian shirt. 

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. 


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