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Border Patrol Agent Eduardo Rojas, Jr. | United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

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

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 11 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by train

Location: Arizona

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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.

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Border Patrol Agent Hector R. Clark
United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government
End of Watch: Thursday, May 12, 2011
Cause: Struck by train

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Eddie, We miss today, we will miss you forever. Time is supposed to"fix" things, but we still feel the pain and shock today, just as we felt that day.
We love you.

Rojas Family
May 13, 2016

 

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