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3 Men Arrested in Connection to Deadly Street Racing Crash: Police

Olivia Mendez, 9, died as a result of her injuries sustained in the Friday night crash

Dallas police say they arrested three men Saturday in connection to a street racing crash that killed a 9-year-old girl Friday night in Pleasant Grove.

Police arrested 28-year-old Hector Camarena, 27-year-old Diego Gaytan and 62-year-old Ricky Jackson Monday. Each man faces four counts of racing on a highway causing serious injury, according to Dallas police.

Camarena is being held on $200,457 bond, Gaytan on $120,000 and Jackson on $200,000.

Olivia Mendez, 9, died Friday night after a car that was racing on Lake June Road struck the vehicle she was riding in, police said.

The collision ejected Mendez from the backseat and she was later pronounced dead at an area hospital.

Relatives told NBC 5 Mendez was a fifth grader at Henry B. Gonzalez Elementary School and had graduated earlier that day.

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