Man Faces Charges in Wreck that Killed 2 on Motorcycle

9 years 10 months 1 week ago July 12, 2007 Jul 12, 2007 Thursday, July 12 2007 Thursday, July 12, 2007 2:48:08 AM CDT in News
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BONNE TERRE (AP) - A southeast Missouri man faces several charges for an accident that killed two people on a motorcycle. Twenty-one-year-old Jason Merrill of Wappapello is charged with involuntary manslaughter, second-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child. He is being held in the Stoddard County jail. The accident happened Saturday near Puxico, killing 52-year-old Peter AuBuchon and his 50-year-old wife, Susan, of Bonne Terre (Bon-Tair). Prosecutors allege that Merrill was under the influence of drugs when he collided with the motorcycle. Merrill and a passenger in his vehicle were also hurt.

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