Two Lovington Residents Killed in Head-On Collision

Two Lovington Residents Killed in Head-On Collision

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

NEW MEXICO – Two Lovington residents are dead following an afternoon collision in New Mexico.

The accident happened on New Mexico State Road 18, near milepost 66 just after 5:15 p.m. Friday afternoon.

We're told that a 1999 Ford Minivan drove across the paved center median and crashed head on with a 2004 Toyota.

The drivers of both vehicles, 25-year-old Francisco Ramirez-Carrasco and 66-year-old Kathleen Almaguer were both killed in the accident.

Driver inattention is believed to be a contributing factor in the accident.

Alcohol was not a contributing factor in the accident.