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Texas Trooper on Border Duty Dies from Injuries in Vehicle Crash

A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper died as a result of critical injuries he sustained in a vehicle accident. The rollover crash occurred just north of Eagle Pass on Friday evening. The trooper was airlifted to a San Antonio hospital for advanced medical care where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Texas Department of Public Safety. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

SHOTS FIRED: Border Patrol Vehicle Struck as Agents Arrest Migrant

Border Patrol agents attempting to arrest a migrant near Fronton, Texas, in the Rio Grande Valley came under gunfire Saturday morning. As the agents attempted the arrest, several shots were fired at them from Mexico. The agents avoided injury during the incident that damaged their patrol vehicle.

Border Patrol came under fire as gunshots rang out from the Mexican side of the Rio Grande near Fronton, Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)