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2 recent Florida high school grads die in traffic crash while visiting Peru

Zachary Morris and Albert Ales
Posted at 12:44 PM, May 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-27 12:53:27-04

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Two teens who recently graduated from high school in Florida have died in a crash while traveling in Peru.

Southeast High School in Bradenton tweeted that Albert Ales and Zachary Morris were killed Friday while exploring in Peru. The 18-year-olds had recently graduated from the school's International Baccalaureate program.

News outlets reported that the teens were on motorbikes when they hit a public transportation bus. They were traveling to Saqsaywaman archeological park in Cusco, Peru.

The teens were taken to a hospital where they died from their injuries.