Border Patrol Agent Eduardo Rojas, Jr.

Border Patrol Agent Eduardo Rojas, Jr.

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, May 12, 2011

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Eduardo Rojas, Jr.

Border Patrol Agents Eduardo Rojas and Hector Clark were killed when their vehicle was struck by a train near Gila Bend, Arizona.

The agents were assisting other agents track a group of illegal immigrants and were attempting to position their vehicle north of the group when it was struck by a 90-car freight train at the Paloma Road crossing. The vehicle was dragged a quarter mile by the train.

Agent Rojas had served with the United States Border Patrol for 11 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Arizona

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To the Rojas Family:

I am SO sorry for your loss. I worked with Eddie many years ago in Yuma. I remember that he was always smiling and joking. He was a great agent, and a nice guy, as well. I can't believe it has already been more than nine years...

I can't imagine your suffering, but I want you to know that Eddie is not forgotten. I hope that gives you some comfort.

Eddie, Rest in Peace!

Anastasya Dobryansky, USBP (Retired)
U.S. Border Patrol

July 14, 2020

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