Three killed in NE Albuquerque crash

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The Albuquerque Police Department is investigating a crash that killed three elderly women. 

It happened Thursday morning at Wyoming and Cubero near Academy. 

Police say 82-year-old Marie Roarck and 89-year-old Peggy Jojola were passengers in a Mercedes making a turn in the intersection when it crashed into another car passing through. 

The driver of the Mercedes, an 85-year-old woman, was transported to a hospital where she later died as a result of her injuries. 

The investigation indicates she failed to yield the right of way. A reconstruction will be completed to determine the exact cause. 

The driver of the other vehicles suffered minor injuries. 

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