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DPS can now confirm the identity of the two killed in the crash on US 93 north of Wickenburg involving DPS Pilot Matthew Uhl.

Friday, September 23, 2011 -

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Investigators have conifirmed that the driver of the gray SUV was Rickey Bates, 25 years of age from Florida, and his passenger was Gary Dimartine, 24 years of age from New Jersey. They were deceased at the scene and were taken to the Yavapai County Medical Examiner's Office.

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