Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Automobile accident
Border Patrol Agent Eloy Hernandez was killed in an automobile accident while on patrol near Progresso, Texas.
He was rounding a curve on a gravel road, FM 1015, at Rancho Toluca Road, when his sport utility patrol vehicle rolled over twice. A fellow border patrol agent located the wreck at approximately 2300 hours. Agent Hernandez was flown to a local hospital but had already succumbed to his injuries.
Agent Hernandez had been employed with the Border Patrol for over three years, and was assigned to the station in Mercedes, Texas. He is survived by his wife, parents, sisters, nephew, and cousin.