Head-on crash in San Tan Valley leaves 2 dead

Two people were killed during a head-on collision in San Tan Valley, according to the Pinal County Sheriff's Office.

The crash reportedly happened near Gantzel Road and Painted Desert Drive, when a car headed south crossed into the northbound lanes, and collided with a car that was headed north.

"Both occupants of the southbound vehicle died in the collision. The driver of the northbound vehicle was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries," read a portion of the statement.

The area is expected to be closed to traffic for an extended period of time, according to PCSO.

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