ANTON CHICO, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico authorities say two children riding in a car driven by a Colorado woman were killed in a collision with a vehicle operated by a Texas man.
The accident happened late Monday on U.S. 84 south of Anton Chico.
The New Mexico State Police identified those killed as 12-year-old Luciano Aragon and 7-year-old Juaquin Gutierrez and said the children were passengers in a southbound vehicle driven by 20-year-old Andria Nieto of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
The State Police said the other vehicle was northbound and driven by 19-year-old David Herrera of El Paso, Texas.
Both drivers were injured and taken to a hospital in Santa Rosa.
The State Police said no additional information was available.