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1 dead, 2 airlifted to El Paso hospital after southern New Mexico rollover crash


COLUMBUS, New Mexico -- A rollover vehicle crash in southern New Mexico Thursday afternoon left one person dead and two other seriously injured.

The single-car crash happened about 2:45 p.m. on State Road 9 near milepost 98 in Luna County.

New Mexico State Police said three people were in the vehicle when it rolled over; one victim died at the scene while the other two were injured and flown to an El Paso hospital for treatment.

No other details were immediately available.

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