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27-year-old airlifted with serious injuries after ATV crash in Santa Teresa

SANTA TERESA, New Mexico -- A 27-year-old female was airlifted to University Medical Center in El Paso after being seriously injured in an ATV rollover Saturday morning.

The Sunland Park Fire Department told ABC-7 that the rollover occurred around 9:00 a.m. right off of Highway 136 in Santa Teresa, near an off-roading area that locals refer to as "The Wall."

They said that the ATV was coming down a hill and hit a patch of soft sand, causing the ATV to flip. The 27-year-old female was the rear passenger and she is the only person involved to receive injuries.

According to officials, she is currently in stable condition at UMC.

This crash is still an active investigation by the Sunland Park Fire Department. We'll bring you the latest updates as we get them.

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