Border Patrol agent dies in accident

McALLEN, TX Border Patrol Supervisory Agent Rosie Huey said Monday the agents veered off Farm-to-Market 755 just south of Encino around 11:30 p.m. Sunday after striking the cattle. Their vehicle hit a tree.

Huey says the driver was declared dead on the scene and the other agent was flown to a Corpus Christi hospital.

The names of the agents haven't been released pending notification of family.

Encino is about 180 miles south of San Antonio.

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