U.S. Border Patrol Agent Killed in Traffic Accident

Agent Jose Barraza; Photo: kvia.com

Agent Jose Barraza; Photo: kvia.com

A veteran United States Border Patrol agent was killed early Monday after he was involved in a traffic collision following his shift.  

Agent Jose Daniel Barraza, 29, had just completed his shift at the Sierra Blanca station when he was involved in a rear-end collision with a large truck on Interstate-10. Agent Barraza died on scene as a result of his injuries. 

Agent Barraza was also accompanied in his vehicle by his K9 partner; however, the K9 suffered only minor injuries.  

Agent Barraza joined the U.S. Border Patrol in 2008 and leaves behind a wife and two children. 

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