Authorities say street racers in southwest Albuquerque have killed a pedestrian and crashed a vehicle into an apartment building.

A member of the 58th Special Operations Wing out of nearby Kirtland Air Force Base was confirmed to be involved in the deadly crash by base Chief of Public Affairs Carl Grusnick, the Albuquerque Journal reported.

The public affairs official was unable to confirm if the unnamed airman was driving or a passenger.

Police say it appears a woman was crossing Louisiana Boulevard on Saturday evening north of Gibson Boulevard when she was fatally struck by one of the vehicles allegedly racing down a street, according to KOB news.

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A vehicle allegedly racing another one struck a woman crossing Louisiana Boulevard in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Saturday night before crashing into an apartment complex. One of the people involved in the crash is a member of the Kirtland Air Force Base nearby

A vehicle allegedly racing another one struck a woman crossing Louisiana Boulevard in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Saturday night before crashing into an apartment complex. One of the people involved in the crash is a member of the Kirtland Air Force Base nearby

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An official with Kirtland Air Force Base confirmed that one of the men involved in the crash on Saturday was part of base personnel

An official with Kirtland Air Force Base confirmed that one of the men involved in the crash on Saturday was part of base personnel

‘You can imagine all the experience of all the officers out here,’ said Albuquerque Police Department spokesman Officer Simon Drobik. ‘This may be the worst accident everybody here has ever seen.’

One of the vehicles in the race then crashed into a building in the Rising Phoenix apartment complex where three of the four people in the vehicle were listed in critical condition, according to the authorities.

‘There was nobody, thankfully, inside that building,’ Drobik said.

Police spokesperson Officer Simon Drobik said that the driver was in custody, but the other vehicle departed the scene

Police spokesperson Officer Simon Drobik said that the driver was in custody, but the other vehicle departed the scene

Three of the four people in the car were critically injured after crashing into the apartment complex after hitting the pedestrian

Three of the four people in the car were critically injured after crashing into the apartment complex after hitting the pedestrian

They say the driver is in police custody and the other car involved in the race did not stop at the scene.

The names of the dead woman, the three injured people and the arrested driver haven’t been released yet by police.

The Albuquerque Police Department also said the fatal accident should be a warning to anyone else who might consider drag racing in the city.

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