Border Patrol Agent Mark F. Van Doren

Border Patrol Agent Mark F. Van Doren

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

End of Watch Monday, May 24, 2010

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Mark F. Van Doren

Border Patrol Agent Mark Van Doren was killed when his patrol car collided with a steer and a tree on Farm-to-Market Road 755, in Brooks County, Texas.

The accident took place three miles west of U.S. Highway 281 around 11 p.m. Sunday, May 23. When the patrol unit hit the bull it veered off of the road, and hit a tree. Agent Van Doren was pronounced dead at the scene in the early hours of May 24. His partner was critically injured in the crash, but survived.

Agent Van Doren was survived by his parents, two brothers, and three children.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge F322

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location Texas
  • Incident Date Sunday, May 23, 2010

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 30, 2018

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