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Border Patrol Agent Dies In ATV Crash

July 09, 2012  | 

Screenshot: KDBC
Screenshot: KDBC

A Border Patrol agent was killed in west Texas late Friday in an ATV crash near the Fort Hancock port of entry.

Leopoldo Cavazos, Jr., 29, was patrolling along the border fence about a half-mile from the entry point when the accident occurred, reports KDBC.

Cavazos joined the Border Patrol in 2006 and was a Houston native, reports the Houston Chronicle.

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Patrolling the Broken Border

Tags: Border Patrol, Duty Deaths, U.S.-Mexico Border


Comments (2)

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dumbfounded @ 7/10/2012 1:08 AM

How many more of our brave heros have to die until we close the border with Mexico? The illegals have declared war and it is time to give the border agents a green light to eliminate anything that moves down there. If 1 of ours dies it's time to kill 1000 of theirs.

FireCop @ 7/10/2012 5:15 AM

Just watching these guys a couple of nights ago on the great show 'Border Wars'. If you want positive action on the open border dumbfounded, get everybody out this November and VOTE. Our current administration is only interested in getting in the way. RIP Officer Cavazos.

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