Francisco "Pancho" Dearo and Iran "Junior" died in a collision Saturday. Photo GoFundMe


Two young Maricopa residents were killed in a crash on State Route 84 Saturday night.

Francisco Dearo Garcia, 21, and Iran Sanchez, 19, died when the dirt bikes they were riding collided with a car. The incident happened around 8:45 p.m., according the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

The car, described as a black sedan, collided with the two dirt bikes in the westbound lane at milepost 163. Dearo Garcia and Sanchez were pronounced dead at the scene.

The occupants of the car were airlifted to an area hospital for unknown injuries. One was reportedly pregnant and wanted to be checked out.

The cause of the collision is under investigation.

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