Santa Fe, N.M. — A mother and daughter are dead after both were fatally struck while fighting on a New Mexico Highway.

The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that the incident took place around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday on N.M. 599 near Airport Road.

Santa Fe police spokeswoman Andrea Dobyns says both women and a female friend were traveling southbound when mother and daughter got into an altercation.

Dobyns says the 37-year-old mother and her 20-year-old daughter rolled into the street.

They were hit by a car. The 53-year-old male driver immediately stopped.

Mother and daughter were pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have not released their identities but say they are from San Ildefonso Pueblo.

A witness says both women had been drinking.

Dobyns says no charges will be filed against the driver.

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