Investigation Underway After Border Patrol Agent Dies in Solo-Vehicle Crash

A Border Patrol agent is positioned by the border fence. Photo by Chris Stone

A Border Patrol agent died in an accident near the U.S.-Mexico border that is under investigation, authorities said Friday.

The solo-vehicle crash happened around 5:40 a.m. near the Campo area on state Route 94, Cal Fire reported.

The agent was the only person in the vehicle, the California Highway Patrol told Fox 5.

No other information was immediately available.