Border Patrol Agent Jose Angel Nava

Border Patrol Agent Jose Angel Nava

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

End of Watch Saturday, January 7, 1995

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Jose Angel Nava

Border Patrol Agent Jose Nava was involved in a single-vehicle accident in Kinney County, Texas, on his way to conduct a train check at 10:00 pm.

He was driving on Farm-to-Market Road 1572 approximately 40 miles east of Del Rio when his department vehicle struck a deer, causing him to lose control. The vehicle overturned several times and Agent Nava was ejected. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:40 a.m. on January 7th, 1995.

Agent Nava had served with the United States Border Patrol for eight years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location Texas
  • Incident Date Friday, January 6, 1995

routine driving, single vehicle crash

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Thank you for your service sir.

You are now my silent partner sir, I will never let your memory fade sir and I will always carry you out on Patrol with me.

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June 20, 2021

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