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Carlsbad Woman Killed in Weekend Accident

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CARLSBAD, N.M. - A fatal wreck in Carlsbad took the life of one woman over the weekend.

The accident happened Saturday around 3 p.m. on U.S. Highway 285 and Ferguson Road.

Authorities say Aurora Alvarado was trying to cross over Highway 285 from Ferguson Road when her truck was hit by a car.

Alvarado died at the hospital.

The driver of the car and her three month old daughter were also hospitalized.

We're told that driver inattention and speeding were the main factors of this crash.