Senior Border Patrol Agent Miguel Javier Maldonado

Senior Border Patrol Agent Miguel Javier Maldonado

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

End of Watch Monday, March 10, 1997

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Miguel Javier Maldonado

Agent Miguel Maldonado died after being in a single car crash while on patrol in Brownsville, Texas. He was responding to emergency when his vehicle crossed the center line, went into a ditch, and flipped over. It is believed that wet road conditions contributed to the accident.

Agent Maldonado had served with the agency for 17 years and had previously served with the United States Marine Corps. He is survived by his wife and one child and is buried in Toluca Private Cemetery located in Progreso Lakes, Texas.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location Texas

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On behalf of the men and women of the Fort Brown Station we reflect on your Service, the sacrifice you made and remember your family who lost a husband and father. Your are and will always be part of our station and the Patrol.

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March 9, 2020

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