2 Fort Zumwalt students killed in early morning crash

Published: Jun. 16, 2022 at 5:45 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 16, 2022 at 4:50 PM CDT
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ST. PETERS, Mo. (KMOV) - Two teenagers were killed in an early morning crash in St. Peters.

The single-car crash happened on northbound Mid Rivers Mall Drive at Grand Teton at 2:40 a.m. Thursday. First responders on the scene found two 16-year-old boys dead at the scene.

The Ft. Zumwalt School District confirmed the teenagers went to North High School. Their names have not been released, but the school district released the following statement:

“The Fort Zumwalt community is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of two North High students in a tragic car accident early this morning. Out of respect for their families, and in an effort to provide them some privacy, we are not sharing the students’ names at this time. Our Crisis Counselors and administrators are available at North High to support students and staff today until 5 p.m. Members of the Crisis Response Team will be available tomorrow from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., and next Monday - Thursday from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., to provide support. You can also call our Crisis Hotline at (314) 941-0331 if you need additional assistance.

Any questions regarding the specifics of this morning’s events should be directed to the St. Peters Police Department.”

The cause of the crash is under investigation.