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Two killed in motorcycle accident south of Claude

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We now know the names of two area residents killed in a motorcycle accident south of Claude.

Officials with tell us it happened Sunday evening on state Highway 207, down in the Palo Duro Canyon.

Three people riding on two motorcycles were going around a curve when they lost control and crashed.

57 year old Laverne Rost of Amarillo and 52 year old David Burris of Perryton were both pronounced dead on scene.

Tammie Matthews of Perryton was transported to Northwest Texas Hospital with incapacitating injuries and is currently in stable condition.

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