Border Patrol Agents Rescue Man Who Fell From Cliff

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EAGLE PASS, TexasU.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Eagle Pass South Station rescued a Mexican national after he fell from a cliff, Nov. 4.

Agents responded to a call for assistance regarding an undocumented migrant who had fallen from a cliff near a creek in Eagle Pass. Agents were able to quickly locate the migrant who had fallen nearly 20 feet. The man suffered several apparent leg injuries and was assessed and carefully extracted by EMT certified agents. The man was then turned over to EMS and transported to a local hospital. He was ultimately transferred to a San Antonio area hospital for further treatment.

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