Catherine Mary Hill

Catherine Mary Hill  Age: 37  Tour: 2 years  End of Watch: October 25, 2002

Catherine Mary Hill

Age: 37

Tour: 2 years

End of Watch: October 25, 2002

Senior Patrol Agent Catherine Hill was killed in an automobile accident when her Jeep Wrangler patrol vehicle went over an embankment and rolled over several times.

Agent Hill was ejected from the vehicle and was found by a maintenance worker. The incident occurred on East Spooner's Mesa in Border Field State Park in San Diego County, California.

Agent Hill had been employed with the US Border Patrol for two years, and is survived by her father, brother, sister, and half-sister.

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Roberto Javier Duran

Roberto Javier Duran  Age: 34  Tour: 4 years  End of Watch: May 6, 2002

Roberto Javier Duran

Age: 34

Tour: 4 years

End of Watch: May 6, 2002

Agent Roberto Duran was killed when his patrol vehicle overturned while he was on patrol on Federal Route 15 in Arizona.

Agent Duran was assigned to the Chula Vista Border Patrol Station in San Diego, California, and had been temporarily assigned to the Casa Grande Station in Tucson, Arizona. He was a member of the 361st Academy Session and had been with the Border Patrol for four years. He had previously served in the Persian Gulf with the United States Navy. He is survived by his wife and four children and is buried at the Fort Bliss National Cemetery in Texas.

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Eloy Hernandez

Eloy Hernandez  Age: 29  Tour: 3 years  End of Watch: January 6, 2002

Eloy Hernandez

Age: 29

Tour: 3 years

End of Watch: January 6, 2002

Border Patrol Agent Eloy Hernandez was killed in an automobile accident while on patrol near Progresso, Texas.

He was rounding a curve on a gravel road, FM 1015, at Rancho Toluca Road, when his sport utility patrol vehicle rolled over twice. A fellow border patrol agent located the wreck at approximately 2300 hours. Agent Hernandez was flown to a local hospital but had already succumbed to his injuries.

Agent Hernandez had been employed with the Border Patrol for over three years, and was assigned to the station in Mercedes, Texas. He is survived by his wife, parents, sisters, nephew, and cousin.

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