An agent with the United States Border Patrol was reportedly struck and killed on Saturday night.
According to an agency press release, 49-year-old Donna Doss had responded to a call for assistance from a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper. While on scene, she was struck and killed by a passing vehicle.
Agent Doss served in the Border Patrol for more than 15 years and is survived by her husband, father, mother, two step-children, sister and two brothers.
Del Rio Sector Acting Chief Patrol Agent Matthew Hudak expressed his condolences to family, classmates, friends, and co-workers.
"Agent Doss died while performing her duty, protecting the community and the United States. Our heart, prayers, and support go out to Agent Doss’ family in this time of need," Hudak said.
Texas DPS is conducting an investigation.