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Rick Axelson killed in motorcycle, school bus crash

6:27 PM, Aug 21, 2012   |    comments
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St. Louis, MO (KSDK) -- A man was killed Tuesday morning when his motorcycle collided with a school bus, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department says.

Rick Axelson, 53, was riding his motorcycle when he struck a school bus that was making a left turn onto Blow from Morganford in south St. Louis.

The man was transported to an area hospital where he later died.

The driver of the school bus was also taken to an area hospital and her condition is listed as stable. Her identity has not been released.

Police say there were 26 children on the bus at the time of the incident, but none of them were injured. All of the children attend a charter school in the St. Louis Public School District.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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