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Two Dead In Off-Road Dirt Bike Accident

Posted July 19, 2006 4:09 a.m. EDT

— Authorities said two men died in a bike-related accident near Hillsborough.

Investigators say 22-year-old Shantez Bowman and 21-year-old Christopher Kirkland were riding off-road dirt bikes Tuesday night when they hit each other head-on.

Authorities said the impact threw both men off the bikes.

According to authorities, neither man was wearing a helmet, and the bikes did not have headlights.