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

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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Another year goes by since you left us, Eddie. Yet, it seems like yesterday that we felt the pain and shock of losing you.
We love you; we miss you. The crater size void you’ve left cannot be filled.

Rojas Family
Mom, Dad, Brother, & Sister

May 12, 2018

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