Tucson Border Patrol agent, another driver killed in head-on collision

Aug 1, 2021, 7:00 AM | Updated: Aug 4, 2021, 4:46 pm
(Facebook Photo/US Border Patrol, Tucson Sector)...
(Facebook Photo/US Border Patrol, Tucson Sector)
(Facebook Photo/US Border Patrol, Tucson Sector)

PHOENIX — A U.S. border patrol agent was killed Saturday following a head-on collision with a motorist, authorities said. The other driver also died in the wreck.

Authorities responded to the fatal crash on State Route 86 near mile marker 128, outside of Sells, around 12:20 a.m.

Multiple response and law agencies, as well as a life flight, were requested to the scene, the Border Patrol statement said.

Both the agent and the other driver involved in the accident were pronounced dead a short time after the collision, the statement said.

No identities or additional information was made available.

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