Paynesville, MN (KROC AM News) -  Two people were killed and two were seriously injured when a car turned in front of a group of motorcyclists in central Minnesota Saturday.

The Minnesota State Patrol says two motorcycles struck the car. The driver of a third motorcycle put the bike down to avoid hitting the car.

The State Patrol says the drivers and passengers of the motorcycles were from St Cloud, Bricelyn and Sauk Rapids. The wreck happened on Highway 23 near Paynesville around 11:30 AM.  

Names of those involved have not been released yet.

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