LEMITAR, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say four people are dead including a young mother and her toddler after their vehicle was involved in a roll-over crash in central New Mexico.
State Police say the crash occurred around 5 p.m. Monday on a frontage road along Interstate 25 near Lemitar, which is 75 miles south of Albuquerque.
Police say the vehicle was carrying seven people and traveling "at a high rate of speed" when it went out of control on a hill and rolled multiple times.
An official statement says four passengers were killed, while the driver and two other passengers were injured. Two of the injured were listed in critical condition and one in stable.
Police identified the dead as Mariah M. Garza, 18, of Lemitar; Audriana C. Foulenfont, 23, of Socorro, and her 2-year-old child, Elijah Foulenfont; and Eduardo Guiterrez, 23, of Socorro.